from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The presence of supernumerary nipples on the breasts.
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- noun medicine The condition of having a
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Lily then stated that regarding the third nipple, Cheryl was in fact correct about that, but she added that it was pretty much common knowledge that she was born with polythelia, which is having an extra nipple.
Cases of polymastia or supernumerary breasts, and of polythelia or supernumerary nipples, are constantly recorded by modern medical observers.
It will be observed that the cases are from England and New England only; if the phenomena of polymastia and polythelia occurred in France and Scotland, there are no records of the fact in the witch-trials of those countries.