polymastia


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pol·y·mas·ti·a

(pol'ē-mas'tē-ă),
In humans, a condition in which more than two breasts are present.
[poly- + G. mastos, breast]

polymastia

/poly·mas·tia/ (-mas´te-ah) the presence of supernumerary mammary glands.

polymastia

the presence of supernumerary mammary glands or nipples.

pol·y·mas·ti·a

(pol'ē-mas'tē-ă)
In humans, a condition in which more than two breasts are present.
Synonym(s): hypermastia (1) , pleomastia, pleomazia.
[poly- + G. mastos, breast]

polymastia

Having more than two breasts.

polymastia

the presence of supernumerary mammary glands or nipples; pleomastia.
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Polymastia is a term used to describe the presence of more than two breasts with or without nipple-areola complex in human beings.
Polymastia janeirensis, Tedania ignis, Aplysina fulva, Mycale angulosa, Hymeniacidon heliophila, Dysidea etheria, Tethya rubra e Tethya maza foram congeladas e liofilizadas logo apos a coleta e posteriormente procedeu-se a extraiao com acetona ou diclorometano.
2001 Polymastia janeirensis Polymastiidae/Hadromerida (Boury-Esnault, 1973) Tedania ignis (Duchassaing Tedaniidae/Poecilosclerida & Michelotti, 1864) Tethya maza Selenka, 1879 Tethyidae/Hadromerida Tethya rubra Ribeiro Tethyidae/FIadromerida & Muricy, 2004 Natural concentration * of crude Species/Author Locality/state extract (%) Amphimedon viridis Angra dos Reis, RJ 1.
The remnant may also evolve into a complete mammary gland resulting in the condition which is known as polymastia.
10 Polymastia may not be evident until the influence of sex hormones during puberty.
INTRODUCTION: Congenital anomalies of breast may present as Amastia (Absence of breast tissue) Athelia (Absence of the nipple), neonatal breast hypertrophy, polymastia (Accessory breast tissue) Polythelia (Supernumerary nipples), symmastia (Webbing between the breasts across the midline) Diffuse hypertrophy of the breast, and Tuberous breast (Breast is elongated from a narrow base to take a sausage-shaped contour, with a disproportionately large and protuberant areola and nipple).
Polymastia and accessory nipples are both not so common, seen in 2-6% of women.
PA) * * Phorbas fictitius(A) (EN) * * Plakortis simplex(A) (EN) * * Plocamilla coriacea #(A) (EN) Polymastia sp.
Similarly, in the demosponge Polymastia robusta, the choanocytes probably derive from larval flagellated cells, because the blastula larva of this sponge consists only of a layer of flagellated cells (Borojevic, 1967).