mammitis


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mammitis

(mæˈmaɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) the inflammation or enlargement of the breast
Translations

mam·mi·tis

, mastitis
n. mastitis, infl. de la mama.
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Mammography imaging characteristics of breast cancer in different pathological types: One hundred forty nine cases were diagnosed as benign lesion, including 75 cases of adenoma, 48 cases of adenoma fibrosum (Fig.1), 14 cases of intraductal papilloma, three cases of mammitis, two cases of lipomyoma, two cases of phyllodes tumors, two cases of cyst (Fig.2), one case of granulomatous inflammation, 1 case of hyperplasia of mammary glands and 1 case of abscess.
Mastitis (called garget or mammitis in the old books) called for such remedies as carrot ointment (simmer grated carrots in lard to make an ointment); an ointment of tallow, beeswax, rosin and a little currier's oil to make it spread better; and hog's lard as an ointment.
Also called blue gag, black garget, garget, mammitis.