masto-


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masto-

or mast-
pref.
Breast; mammary gland; nipple: mastectomy.

[From Greek mastos, breast.]
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masto-

or before a vowel

mast-

combining form
indicating the breast, mammary glands, or something resembling a breast or nipple: mastodon; mastoid.
[from Greek mastos breast]
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