mammoplasia


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mammoplasia

 [mam″o-pla´zhah]
development of breast tissue.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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; 
• Polymastia.
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