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development of breast tissue.
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mastoplasia(1) Breast development, mammogenesis.
(2) An obsolete term for an excess of breast tissue, which includes:
• Breast enlargement, macromastia, mammary hypertrophy;
• Pendulous breasts;
• Virginal hypertrophy, gigantomastia;
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