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1. mastitis

noun. inflammation of a breast (or udder).

Synonyms

  • rubor
  • redness

Antonyms

  • unexciting
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • -itis (English)
  • mast- (English)
  • μάσταξ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word mastitis


1. Noun, singular or mass
However, if a sore patch appears on the breast about two inches away from the teat, the dog could have developed mastitis.

2. Verb, past participle
If a mother dog has mastitis, it might be clear to you from simply looking at her breasts.

3. Verb, base form
Dogs are often prone to mastitis when they give birth to small litters.

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