Synonyms for areola

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The Areola, or part which becomes brown; it is elevated above the rest of the Breast, as may be seen.

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"colored circle around a nipple," 1706, from Latin areola, literally "small area," diminutive of area (see area). Introduced in this sense 1605 by Swiss anatomist and botanist Caspar Bauhin (1560-1624).

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