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Introduction: Breast

Description of Breast

Breast: Glandular organ located on the chest. The breast is made up of connective tissue, fat, and breast tissue that contains the glands that can make milk. Also called mammary gland.
Source: National Institute of Health

Breast: the front part of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen; "he beat his breast in anger".
Source: WordNet 2.1

Breast: In humans, either of the mammary glands, consisting of fibrous tissue connecting the lobes and fatty tissue in between the lobes.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Breast: In humans, one of the paired regions in the anterior portion of the THORAX. The breasts consist of the MAMMARY GLANDS, the SKIN, the MUSCLES, the ADIPOSE TISSUE, and the CONNECTIVE TISSUES.
Source: MeSH 2007

Breast: Related Topics

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Breast as an Organ

Breast (organ): Female chest organs of sexuality and lactation...more »

Breast (organ): See Breast (organ information).

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Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Breast

  • body part

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Breast

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Breast

The following list attempts to classify Breast into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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