Definition of gynecomastia in English:


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


  • Enlargement of a man’s breasts, usually due to hormone imbalance or hormone therapy.
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    • 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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