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gynecomastia

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noun gy·neco·mas·tia \ˌgī-nə-kō-ˈmas-tē-ə\

Definition of gynecomastia

  1. :  excessive development of the breast in the male



Origin and Etymology of gynecomastia

New Latin, from gynec- + Greek mastos breast + New Latin -ia


First Known Use: 1881


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gynecomastia

noun gy·ne·co·mas·tia

Medical Definition of gynecomastia

  1. :  excessive development of the breast in the male



Variants of gynecomastia

or chiefly British

gynaecomastia

\ˈgī-nə-kō-ˈmas-tē-ə, ˈjin-ə-\play play

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