medical Latin, from Greek amastos “without breasts,” from privative prefix a- (see a- (3)) + mastos “breast” (see masto-) + -ia.
amastia a·mas·ti·a (ā-mās’tē-ə, ə-mās’-)
Congenital absence of one or both breasts. Also called amazia.
the mother, by Latinus, of Lavinia. Historical Examples The Fury first took possession of the queen, Amata, and roused her to oppose in every way the new alliance. The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911) Charles Mills Gayley His “Amata Mathemata” became his pride, his pleasure, and at length his […]
amastigote amastigote a·mas·ti·gote (ə-mās’tĭ-gōt’) n. See Leishman-Donovan body.
to dismay; daunt. to be a to.
the Japanese Shinto goddess personifying the sun. Historical Examples When he asked the moonbase who she was, he was told that she was the Sun Goddess, Amaterasu. Space Viking Henry Beam Piper If they still mined it, Amaterasu would repay a second visit. Space Viking Henry Beam Piper Hey, you’re not thinking of selling Amaterasu […]