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mammary gland

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human
mammary glandˈmammary ˌgland noun [countable]  technicalHBHHBA the part of a woman’s breast that produces milk, or a similar part of a female animal
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mammary glandThus elm trees clone themselves to form entire copses, and we cloned Dolly from cultured mammary gland cells.Thus the beta-lactoglobulin gene is expressed only in the mammary gland, and only during lactation.
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