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Definition of the noun amastia

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noun - plural: -

  1. absence of the mammary glands (either through surgery or developmental defect)
    • domain: surgery
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: abnormalcy / abnormality = an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies

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Google previewPractical Breast Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach (2012)

A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series by Kristen A. Atkins, Christina Kong

Amastia Definition and Synonyms Amastia is the complete absence of primary breast development. Box 5-1. Congenital and Developmental Abnormalities Infants and Children Aplasia (amastia, athelia, amazia) Supernumerary nipple ...

Google previewBreast Pathology (2012)

by David J. Dabbs

Amastia. Amastia is an extremely rare condition in which the normal growth of the breast and nipple...

Amastia is the complete failure of the breast to develop. This is an ...

Google previewCommon Breast Lesions (2003)

A Photographic Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment by Samuel Pilnik

Amastia is a rare condition thought to be due to a complete involution failure. In the neonatal period, breast enlargement...

Acquired amastia is the result FIGURE 6.26 A FIGURE 6.27 tient whose left breast failed. The Physical Examination 7>»...

Google previewNeinstein’s Adolescent and Young Adult Health Care (2016)

A Practical Guide by Debra K. Katzman

Amastia, absence of breast tissue, results from complete involution of the mammary ridge. Amastia is a rare, usually unilateral abnormality. Iatrogenic amastia can occur if the developing breast undergoes surgical procedures such as biopsy.

Google previewPediatric Thoracic Surgery (2013)

by Mario Lima

Amastia is the absence of the breast and nipple–areola complex. It is a rare condition, wherein in normal growth of the breast and nipple does not occur because of a complete failure of mammary line development at 6 weeks ...

Google previewSurgery Review (2013)

by Martin A Makary, Michol A. Cooper

The milk line extends from the axilla to the groin • Polythelia is accessory nipples along the milk line • Polymastia is accessory breast tissue along the milk line • Amastia is the absence of one or both breasts • It is differentiated from Poland ...

Google previewHughes, Mansel & Webster's Benign Disorders and Diseases of the Breast (2009)

by R. E. Mansel, David J. T. Webster, L. E. Hughes, Helen Sweetland

Amastia is a rare condition and is presumably due to failure of the milk line to develop, or to complete its involution. It is not surprising that such an obvious abnormality was recorded in biblical times (Song of Solomon, viii 8). The condition is ...

Google previewAesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery (2012)

Solving Complications and Avoiding Unfavorable Results by Seth Thaller, Zubin Panthaki

HYPOPLASTIC BREAST DISORDERS Amastia is a rare condition characterized by the complete absence ...

Google previewThe Mammary Gland / Human Lactation / Milk Synthesis (2013)

by Bruce L. Larson

Amastia is a rare condition in female mammals. Few instances have been reported. One has been documented in a Guernsey cow which delivered two normal calves (Gaunya et al., 1968). Although four normal teats were present, there was ...

Google previewGynecology (2002)

Integrating Conventional, Complementary, and Natural Alternative Therapy by Adam Ostrzenski

Amastia is the lack of breast tissue. It is an uncommon condition that frequently occurs with chest wall deformity.

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

amastia A ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

amastia /əmas′′tē·ə/ [Gk, a, mastos, not breast], the absence of the breasts in women caused by a congenital defect, an endocrine disorder ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

amastia /əmas′′tē·ə/ [Gk, a, mastos, not breast], the absence of the breasts in women caused by a congenital defect, an endocrine disorder ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Amastia, ah-mas'-te-ah. Congenital absence of the breasts. Amaurosis , am-aw-ro'-sis. Partial or total blindness. A., Albuminu'ric, that due to renal disease.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

amastia ( a-mas'ti-ä), n. [NL., & Gr. "äuaotia, < Guantoc, without breasts, ( a- priv. + macróg, breast.] Congenital absence of the nipples or of the entire £. amasty (a-măs' ti), ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

amastia ( a-mas'ti-á), n. [NL., (Gr. *āuaoria, < Juaaroc, without breasts, 4 a-priv. + macróg, breast.] Congenital absence of the nipples or of the entire breasts. amasty ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

AMASTIA Failure of breast development in the female. AMAUROTIC optic nerve. 2. Designates absolute blindness from ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

amastia (a-mas' -ti-a): Absence of the breasts; may be a congenital condition, or due to surgical removal, or to an endocrine disturbance that inhibits development. amaurosis (am-aw-ro' -sis): Partial or total blindness, particularly that ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Pocket Radiography and Medical Imaging Dictionary (2007)

by Chris Gunn

amastia congenital absenceof the breasts. amaurosis partial or total blindness. amaurosis fugax ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2016)

by Mosby

amastia /əmas′′tē·ə/ [Gk, a, mastos, ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

agnathia lower jaw amastia mammary glands amelia ...

Google previewDictionary of Veterinary Nursing - Elsevieron VitalSource (2016)

by Sue Guthrie, Denis Richard Lane, Sian Griffith

amastia Congenital absence of one or more of the mammary glands; not uncommon in bitches, where there may be an uneven distribution of teats on either side. amaurosis Blindness, either ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

amastia [-mas'te- ] congenital absence of one or more mammary glands. amastigote ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

amastia /ۑmasމtƝāۑ/ [Gk, a, mastos, not breast], absence of the breasts in women caused by a congenital defect, an endocrine disorder resulting in ...

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