gynecomastia


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gy·ne·co·mas·ti·a

 (gī′nĭ-kō-măs′tē-ə, jĭn′ĭ)
n.
Abnormal enlargement of the breasts in a male.

gy•ne•co•mas•ti•a

(ˌgaɪ nɪ kəˈmæs ti ə, ˌdʒɪn ɪ-)

also gy′ne•co•mas`ty,



n.
abnormal enlargement of the breast in a male.
[1880–85; gyneco- + Greek mast(ós) breast + -ia]

gynecomastia

Excessive growth of the male mammary gland caused by oversecretion of feminizing hormones.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gynecomastia - excessive development of the breasts in males; usually the result of hormonal imbalance or treatment with certain drugs (including some antihypertensives)
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
Translations

gy·ne·co·mas·ti·a

, gynecomasty
n. ginecomastia, desarrollo excesivo de las glándulas mamarias en el hombre.

gynecomastia

n ginecomastia
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