Schimmelbusch's disease

noun

Schim·​mel·​busch's disease ˈshim-ᵊl-ˌbu̇sh-əz- How to pronounce Schimmelbusch's disease (audio)
: a benign disease affecting one or both breasts of the female and characterized by the formation of numerous small cysts due to dilation and hyperplasia of the epithelial lining of the ducts of the mammary glands

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“Schimmelbusch's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Schimmelbusch%27s%20disease. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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