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abnormal lactation +   
abnormal mammary gland epithelium physiology +   
abnormal mammary gland stroma physiology 
any functional anomaly of the complex non-epithelial mammary gland tissue composed of fibrous connective tissue extracellular matrix (ECM) proteins, and a wide variety of cell types, including inter- and intralobular fibroblasts, adipocytes, endothelial cells, and innate immune cells (both macrophages and mast cells); the mammary gland stroma is the support network for the epithelium, providing both nutrients and blood supply, and immune defenses, as well as physical structure to the gland; each of the different stromal cell types secrete instructive signals that are crucial for various aspects of the development and function of the epithelium
increased mammary gland apoptosis  
nipple discharge 
nipple hemorrhage 

Exact Synonyms: abnormal mammary stroma physiology
Definition Sources:, PMID:20702598

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