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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

having a convex shape that resembles a nipple

Usage examples (6)
  • A nipple-shaped process, a, is seen to be attached by a pedicle to the back of the upper part, b, of the prostate, and to act like a stopper to the neck of the bladder.
  • -- The prostate, d, is considerably enlarged, and the vesical orifice is girt by a prominent ring, b b, from the right border of which the nipple-shaped body, a,...
  • "Mavis," he had said bitterly, "a song thrush, how inaptly named - a corn-crake of a woman - a mastodon of a female - an extinct mammalian creature with nipple-shaped...
  • Small, nipple-shaped prominences found on the tongue, the skin, etc. PARAPLEGIA. for more
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