Gynecomastia



[jin-i-koh-mas-tee-uh, gahy-ni-, jahy-ni-] /ˌdʒɪn ɪ koʊˈmæs ti ə, ˌgaɪ nɪ-, ˌdʒaɪ nɪ-/

noun
1.
abnormal enlargement of the breast in a male.
n.

1881, from Greek gyne (see queen) + mazos “breast,” variant of mastos (see masto-).

gynecomastia gyn·e·co·mas·ti·a (jĭn’ĭ-kō-mās’tē-ə, gī’nĭ-, jī’-)
n.
Abnormal enlargement of the male mammary glands, sometimes to the point of secreting milk.

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