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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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Breast duct (BREST dukt)
A thin tube in the breast that carries milk from the breast lobules to the nipple. Also called milk duct.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.