absence of the mammary glands (either through surgery or developmental defect)
Topics: ↑surgery
Hypernyms: ↑abnormality, ↑abnormalcy

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\(ˈ)āˈmastēə\ noun (-s)
Etymology: New Latin, from a- (II) + Greek mastos breast + New Latin -ia — more at mamma
: the absence or underdevelopment of the mammary glands

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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