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Amastia

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 previewBreast Pathology (2016)

by David J Dabbs

Amastia is an extremely rare condition in which the normal growth of the breast and nipple does not occur because of the complete failure of mammary line development at around 6...

Amastia is the complete failure of the breast to develop.

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

by WebMD

amastia A ...

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 previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin, Oxford University Press

Examples: amastia ( absence.

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin

Examples: amastia.

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1890)

by George Milbry Gould

See Amastia. Am'ber. See Succinum. Am'bergrease, or Am'bergris (amber and Fr . gris, gray). A substance excreted by the sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus. It is not known whether it is a pathological product or the thickened, insoluble ...

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 previewMcGraw-Hill Medical Dictionary for Allied Health (2007)

by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman

amastia/o más 'té of both breasts. amaurosis /ám'ô rö'sis/ blindness, especially when the cause is ...

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

amastia, amazia. atrophy, mastatrophia, mastatrophy, ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1916)

amastia (alrmas'te- ah) [Gr. a. priv. —l- pain-6g breast]. Absence of the mammze. mativeneas (am'at- iv—nes) [L. ama're to love]. Normal sexual desire. amabory (am'at-o-rc) [L.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Same as *amastia. amaurosis, n. – Intoxication amaurosis, blindness due # the action of some systemic poison, such as alcohol or tobacco. Amaurotic family idiocy, a form of idiocy accompanied by constant and irremediable retinal lesions ...

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)

Same as *amastia. amaurosis, n. – Intoxication amaurosis, blindness due to the action of some systemic poison, such as alcohol or tobacco. Amaurotic family idiocy, a form of idiocy accompanied by constant and irremediable retinal lesions ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Same as *amastia. amaurosis, m. – Intoxication amaurosis, blindness due to the action of some systemic poison, such as alcohol or tobacco. Amaurotic family idiocy, a form of idiocy accompanied by constant and irremediable retinal lesions ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia of names (1910)

amastia ( a-mas'ti-ä), n. [NL., & Gr. *āuadria, < duaaroc, without breasts, ( ò- priv. + uadróg, breast.] Congenital absence of the nipples or of the entire breasts. amasty ...

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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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