Mammary sentence example
- Marsupials may be defined as viviparous (that is non-egglaying) mammals, in which the young are born in an imperfect condition, and almost immediately attached to the teats of the mammary glands; the latter being generally enclosed in a pouch, and the front edge of the pelvis being always furnished with epipubic or "marsupial" bones.
- Examples of physiological hypertrophy are found in the ovaries, uterus and mammary glands, where there is an increased functional activity required at the period of gestation.
- Their abdominal bones are like those of the marsupials; and they are furnished with pouches for their young, but have no teats, the milk being distilled into their pouches from the mammary glands.
- During the early period of their sojourn in the pouch, the blind, naked, helpless young creatures (which in the great kangaroo scarcely exceed an inch in length) are attached by their mouths to the nipple of the mother, and are fed by milk injected into their stomach by the contraction of the muscle covering the mammary gland.
- In a younger stage of their development, however, the young are carried in a temporary abdominal pouch, to which they are transferred after hatching, and into which open the mammary glands.Advertisement
- Mastitis is an inflammation of the mammary gland infected by bacteria that decreases milk production and costs 69 billion yen per year in Japan.
- The mammary glands will enlarge sometime during week eight or nine, although the mother will not produce regular milk until almost two days after she delivers her kittens.
- That being said, some research suggests that laboratory rats have experienced tissue changes in their mammary and prostate glands, which raises red flags for cancer risks.
- Although breast development begins around puberty, development of mammary function is only completed in pregnancy.
- During the first half of pregnancy the mammary ducts proliferate and group together to form large lobules.Advertisement
- The ability of the mammary gland to secrete milk during later pregnancy is called lactogenesis, stage 1.
- The first stage of breast development begins at about six weeks of fetal development with a thickening called the mammary ridge or the milk line.
- The secretion of milk, if occurring in the mammary gland, is much diminished or entirely arrested.