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When primates are pregnant, zookeepers train them to be comfortable with breast contact and diligently check for mastitis, an infection of the breast tissue that commonly affects breastfeeding females.
Shepard came to Bell's rescue when the actress was dealing with mastitis, or a build-up of milk in her breast duct, after one of her daughters had stopped nursing.
Women can be seriously laid up by a case of mastitis.
The actress also suffered from mastitis, a painful infection of the breast tissue which often occurs within the first six to 12 weeks after giving birth.
Max Paape, 80, a U.S. Agriculture Department dairy research scientist credited with developing medical methods of fighting bovine mastitis, an inflammatory disease that affects cow udders, died May 26 at a hospital in Bethesda, Md.
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Origin and Etymology of mastitis
First Known Use: circa 1842See Words from the same year
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