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Descriptor English:   Breast 
Descriptor Spanish:   Mama 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Mama 
Synonyms English:   Breasts  
Tree Number:   A01.236
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   human only; animal is MAMMARY GLANDS, ANIMAL; /surg: consider also MASTECTOMY & MAMMAPLASTY; inflammation = MASTITIS; tuberc of breast = MASTITIS (IM) + TUBERCULOSIS (IM), not TUBERCULOSIS, ENDOCRINE; self-examination = BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION
Consider also terms at English:   MAMMA- and MAST- 
See Related English:   Lactation
Mammary Glands, Animal
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   1965 
Unique Identifier:   D001940 

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