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Gynecomastia

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Gynecomastia, pronounced /ˌɡaɪnɨkɵˈmæstiə/, is the abnormal development of large mammary glands in males resulting in breast enlargement. The term comes from the Greek γυνή gyne (stem gynaik-) meaning “woman” and μαστός mastos meaning “breast”.