Figure nipple

Illustration of the nipple: vertical section through the nipple

Nipple (nipple)
Papilla mammaria

  1. Milk duct -
    Lactifer duct
  2. Milk sachets -
    Lactiferous sinus
  3. Sphincter muscle of the nipple -
    Papillae sphincter muscle
  4. Vein - Vena
  5. Elastic tendons to the skin -
    Fibrae elasticae
  6. Areola -
    Areola mammae
  7. Areola glands -
    Glandulae areolar
  8. Longitudinal muscle pull
  9. Adipose tissue -
    Corpus adiposum mammae

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