Anatomy of the Breast

Anatomy of the breast

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The mammary glands, milk ducts, areola, nipple, and fatty tissue are the main parts of the breast.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Current as ofFebruary 25, 2016

Current as of: February 25, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology