mastitis

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mas·ti·tis

 (mă-stī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a mammary gland or udder, usually caused by infection.

mas·tit′ic (-tĭt′ĭk) adj.

mastitis

(mæˈstaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of a breast or an udder

mas•ti•tis

(mæˈstaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the breast or udder.
[1835–45; < Greek mast(ós) breast + -itis]
ma•stit′ic (-ˈstɪt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mastitis - inflammation of a breast (or udder)mastitis - inflammation of a breast (or udder)
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations
Mastitis

mastitis

[mæsˈtaɪtɪs] Nmastitis f inv

mastitis

nBrust(drüsen)entzündung f, → Mastitis f

mas·ti·tis

n. mastitis;
chronic cystic ______ cística crónica;
glandular ______ glandular;
granulomatous ______ granulomatosa;
lacteal ______ lacteal;
neonatorum ______ del neonato;
puerperal ______ puerperal;
suppurative ______ supurativa.

mastitis

n mastitis f
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Lumpy breasts are called fibrocystic disease or fibroadenosis.
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Women can be assured that fibrocystic disease of the breast is a purely benign condition and there is no risk of developing malignancy.
Fibrocystic disease is common in more than half of all women, and is more noticeable during the time around your menstrual cycle, as this is influenced by hormone levels.
When I pointed to the area and reported that I had noticed this tender lump, I was examined and told, "This is fibrocystic disease, don't worry about it".