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Udder

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An udder is an organ formed of the mammary glands of female four-legged mammals, particularly ruminants such as cattle, goats, sheep and deer. [1]

17 relations: Ape, Breast, Cattle, Deer, Female, Goat, Homology (biology), Human, Mammal, Mammary gland, Mammary ridge, Mastitis in dairy cattle, Milking, Organ (anatomy), Pig, Ruminant, Sheep.

Ape

Apes (Hominoidea) are a branch of Old World tailless anthropoid primates native to Africa and Southeast Asia.

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Breast

The breast is one of two prominences located on the upper ventral region of the torso of primates.

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Cattle

Cattle—colloquially cows—are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates.

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Deer

Deer (singular and plural) are the ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae.

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Female

Female (♀) is the sex of an organism, or a part of an organism, that produces non-mobile ova (egg cells).

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Goat

The domestic goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) is a subspecies of goat domesticated from the wild goat of southwest Asia and Eastern Europe.

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Homology (biology)

In biology, homology is the existence of shared ancestry between a pair of structures, or genes, in different taxa.

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Human

Humans (taxonomically Homo sapiens) are the only extant members of the subtribe Hominina.

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Mammal

Mammals are the vertebrates within the class Mammalia (from Latin mamma "breast"), a clade of endothermic amniotes distinguished from reptiles (including birds) by the possession of a neocortex (a region of the brain), hair, three middle ear bones, and mammary glands.

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Mammary gland

A mammary gland is an exocrine gland in mammals that produces milk to feed young offspring.

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Mammary ridge

The mammary ridge or mammary crest, is a primordium specific for the development of the mammary gland.

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Mastitis in dairy cattle

Bovine mastitis is the persistent, inflammatory reaction of the udder tissue due to physical trauma or microorganisms infections.

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Milking

Milking is the act of removing milk from the mammary glands of cattle, water buffalo, goats, sheep and more rarely camels, horses and donkeys.

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Organ (anatomy)

Organs are collections of tissues with similar functions.

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Pig

A pig is any of the animals in the genus Sus, within the even-toed ungulate family Suidae.

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Ruminant

Ruminants are mammals that are able to acquire nutrients from plant-based food by fermenting it in a specialized stomach prior to digestion, principally through microbial actions.

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Sheep

Domestic sheep (Ovis aries) are quadrupedal, ruminant mammal typically kept as livestock.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udder

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