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mammary

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human, Animals
mammarymam‧ma‧ry /ˈmæməri/ adjective [only before noun] technical 🔊 🔊 HBHHBAconnected with or relating to the breasts 🔊 normal mammary tissue 🔊 mammary cancer
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mammaryNever in this century at least had so much respect been paid to mammary development.Thus the beta-lactoglobulin gene is expressed only in the mammary gland, and only during lactation.Thus elm trees clone themselves to form entire copses, and we cloned Dolly from cultured mammary gland cells.An interesting consequence of this process is that the mice are then resistant to infection with exogenous mammary tumour viruses.
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