What is another word for areola?

544 synonyms found


[ ˌaɹɪˈə͡ʊlə], [ ˌaɹɪˈə‍ʊlə], [ ˌa_ɹ_ɪ__ˈəʊ_l_ə]

The term "areola" refers to the area of pigmented skin surrounding the nipple on the breast. However, there are various synonyms for this word that one can use interchangeably. Some of these synonyms include "nipple circumference", "peri-nipple", "nipple margin", "mammary aureola", "nipple region" or simply "nipple". The different terms may be used depending on the context in which they are applied, the tone of conversation or the target audience. Regardless of the synonym one employs, it is essential to ensure it is appropriate for the situation and does not offend anyone.

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How to use "Areola" in context?

Areola is the darker colored area around the nipple on the female breast. Areolas can be either uniform in color or vary in color and shape. Areolas can be one color or may be darker or lighter than the surrounding skin. There is no definite explanation for why areolas may vary in color or shape. Areolas are often darker on the nipple itself and may be lighter or whitish in the surrounding area.

Some believe that areolas may vary in color and shape because these darker areas may be more sensitive to the touch. Areolas may also be darker due to the accumulation of oils and sweat in the area.

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