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.
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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]
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gynecomastia

Excessive growth of the male mammary gland caused by oversecretion of feminizing hormones.
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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
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Translations

gy·ne·co·mas·ti·a

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

n ginecomastia
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In MAIS, patient presents with underdeveloped genitalia, hypospadias, gynecomastia and normal or impaired fertility.3
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Breast reduction (gynecomastia) ranked number four with more than 24,000 procedures, up 22 per cent since 2000, and hair transplantation ranked fifth, up 17 per cent since 2017.
Weight gain -- particularly in the abdominal area -- may also occur in conjunction with a condition called gynecomastia, which is swollen or tender breasts.
The main procedures that we carry out for men here is gynecomastia, which is breast reduction.
Gynecomastia is the benign enlargement of the male breast glandular tissue due to ductal proliferation and is the most common disease of male breasts (1).
You may not think it, but men have mammary glands too and some are fairly welldeveloped due to what's called gynecomastia.
Your condition, called gynecomastia, affects males who have a hormonal imbalance.
The results of this study will drive the further development of our proprietary topical Endoxifen, not only for MBD but also for preventing and/or reducing gynecomastia in men being treated for prostate cancer.
A Gynecomastia is a benign enlargement of one or both male breasts most often caused by an imbalance of male and female hormones.
(1) Antipsychotic-induced hyperprolactinemia can be asymptomatic, but it also has been associated with several adverse effects, including menstrual irregularity, osteoporosis, gynecomastia, and sexual dysfunction.