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Female breast

Female Breast

Overview

The female breast is either of two mammary glands (organs of milk secretion) on the chest.

Review Date 3/31/2020

Updated by: John D. Jacobson, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda Center for Fertility, Loma Linda, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.