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4 basic structures of a mature breast

Lobules, or glands
Milk ducts
Fat
Connective tissue

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fibr/o

fibers, fibrous tissue

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galact/o

milk

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lact/o

milk

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lact/i

milk

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mamm/o

breast

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mast/o

breast

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thel/o

nipple

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top/o

place

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-arche

beginning

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-logy

study of

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-opsy

to view

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fibroid

tissue that is similar to fibre (fibr/ + -oid)

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galactorrhea

Discharge of milk from the breast after breast feeding has stopped (galact/ + -rrhea)

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lactogenesis

Production of milk by the breast (lact/o + -genesis)

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mammary

pertaining to the breast (mamm/ + -ary)

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mammography

X-ray to diagnose problems in the breast (mamm/o + -graphy)

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mammoplasty

Surgical repair or reconstruction of the breast (mamm/o + -plasty)

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mastectomy

Surgical removal of the breast (mast/ + -ectomy)

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thelitis

Inflammation of the nipple (thel/ + -itis

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cytology

Study of cells (cyt/ + -ology)