Breast anatomy

DS00328, DS00982, DS000983, DS01063, DS01070, HQ00348_IM01880-r7_breastthu.jpg Each breast contains 15 to 20 lobes of glandular tissue, arranged like the petals of a daisy. The lobes are further divided into smaller lobules that produce milk for breast feeding. Small tubes (ducts) conduct the milk to a reservoir that lies just beneath your nipple.