Definition of gynaecomastia in English:

gynaecomastia

Line breaks: gy¦nae¦co|mas¦tia
Pronunciation: /ˌgʌɪnɪkə(ʊ)ˈmastɪə
 
, gʌɪˈniːkə(ʊ)-, dʒ-/
(US gynecomastia)

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
  • Enlargement of a man’s breasts, usually due to hormone imbalance or hormone therapy.
    More 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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