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Descriptions 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)

Summary Information: Breast

Breast: Female chest organs of sexuality and lactation.

Condition count: 16 ; see list below.

Organ subtypes: nipple (3)

Organ types: Sexual organs (137), Female sex organs (97)

Related organs: chest (6), nipple (3), areola

Main condition: Breast conditions

Organs: list of all organs

Breast: Related Topics

Diseases List for Breast:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Breast' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:








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