Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: mammillary body
  1. One of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
    - mamillary body, corpus mamillare

Derived forms: mammillary bodies

Type of: neural structure

Part of: betweenbrain, diencephalon, interbrain, thalmencephalon

Encyclopedia: Mammillary body