amastia


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amastia

 [ah-mas´te-ah]
congenital absence of one or both mammary glands.

a·mas·ti·a

(ă-mas'tē-ă),
Absence of the breasts.
[G. a- priv. + mastos, breast]

amastia

/amas·tia/ (ah-mas´te-ah) congenital absence of one or both mammary glands.

amastia

[əmas′tē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, a, mastos, not breast
the absence of the breasts in women caused by a congenital defect, an endocrine disorder resulting in faulty development, a lack of development of secondary sex characteristics, or a bilateral mastectomy. Also called amazia.

a·mas·tia

(ā-mas'tē-ă)
Absence of breasts.
Synonym(s): amazia.
[G. a- priv. + mastos, breast]

amastia

congenital absence of one or more mammary glands.
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