[ jin-i-koh-mas-tee-uh, gahy-ni-, jahy-ni- ]
/ ˌdʒɪn ɪ koʊˈmæs ti ə, ˌgaɪ nɪ-, ˌdʒaɪ nɪ- /
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abnormal enlargement of the breast in a male.
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Also gyn·e·co·mas·ty [jin-i-kuh-mas-tee, gahy-ni-, jahy-ni-]. /ˈdʒɪn ɪ kəˌmæs ti, ˈgaɪ nɪ-, ˈdʒaɪ nɪ-/.
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Part of the issue may be that most people don’t realize how common gynecomastia is.
Gynecomastia or hypertrophy of the mammæ is still more frequent in male criminals.Criminal Man|Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
Medical definitions for gynecomastia
[ gī′nĭ-kō-măs′tē-ə, jĭn′ĭ- ]
Abnormal enlargement of the male mammary glands, sometimes to the point of secreting milk.
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