(ad″ә-no´mә) a benign epithelial tumor in which the cells form recognizable glandular structures or in which the cells are derived from glandular epithelium.
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• (n.) A benign tumor of a glandlike structure; morbid enlargement of a gland.
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(from the article `cancer`) Just as adenoma designates a benign tumour of epithelial origin that takes on a glandlike structure, so adenocarcinoma designates a malignant ...
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(adeno- + -oma) a benign epithelial tumour in which the cells form recognizable glandular structures or in which the cells are clearly derived from glandular epithelium.
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adenoma 1. A benign tumor of glandular origin or with a gland-like cell arrangement. 2. A benign tumor with the structure or appearance of a gland or originating in a gland.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ad′ĕ-nō′mă Definitions: 1. A benign epithelial neoplasm in which the tumor cells form glands or glandlike structures; usually well circumscribed, tending to compress rather than infiltrate or invade adjacent tissue.
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An adenoma is a benign tumor (-oma) of glandular origin. Adenomas can grow from many organs including the colon, adrenal glands, pituitary gland, thyroid, prostate, etc. Although these growths are benign, over time they may progress to become malignant, at which point they are called adenocarcinoma...
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adenoma: see neoplasm.
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Any benign tumor originating in glandular tissue.
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A non-cancerous (benign) tumour found on glandular (mucous-producing) linings in the body. With bowel cancer, the word is sometimes used instead of polyp.
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A tumor that is not cancer. It starts in gland-like cells of the epithelial tissue (thin layer of tissue that covers organs, glands, and other structures within the body).
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1) A benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin 2) Benign tumor 3) Benign tumour 4) Nonmalignant neoplasm 5) Nonmalignant tumor 6) Nonmalignant tumour
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A non-malignant epithelial growth or tumor in the tissues of a gland.
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