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gynecomastia

Syllabification: gyn·e·co·mas·ti·a
Pronunciation: /ˌɡīnəkōˈmastēə
 
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(British gynaecomastia)

Definition of gynecomastia in English:

noun

Medicine
Enlargement of a man’s breasts, usually due to hormone imbalance or hormone therapy.
Example sentences
  • False gynaecomastia or pseudo gynaecomastia is simply breast enlargement due to fatty tissue, and that is incredibly common of course, particularly as men get older.
  • The patients past medical history included hypertension, coronary artery disease, glaucoma, and gynecomastia of the left breast.
  • The clinical differential diagnosis included leukemic infiltration of the breast, gynecomastia, and carcinoma.

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