from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or exhibiting polymastia, or the presence of more than two breasts or nipples.
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- adjective of, relating to, or having
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Robert saw a daughter whose mother was polymastic, and Woodman 6.363 saw a mother and eldest daughter who each had three nipples.
Leichtenstern, who has collected 70 cases of polymazia in females and 22 in males, thinks that accessory breasts or nipples are due to atavism, and that our most remote inferiorly organized ancestors had many breasts, but that by constantly bearing but one child, from being polymastic, females have gradually become bimastic.
Robert saw a daughter whose mother was polymastic, and Woodman saw a mother and eldest daughter who each had three nipples.
The milk-glands of the polymastic lower placentals are arranged in similar lines.