Definition of Adenocarcinoma

1. Noun. Malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium.

Exact synonyms: Glandular Cancer, Glandular Carcinoma
Generic synonyms: Carcinoma
Specialized synonyms: Prostate Cancer, Prostatic Adenocarcinoma
Derivative terms: Adenocarcinomatous



Definition of Adenocarcinoma

1. Noun. (medicine) Any of several forms of carcinoma that originate in glandular tissue. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adenocarcinoma

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Medical Definition of Adenocarcinoma

1. A form of cancer that involves cells from the lining of the walls of many different organs of the body. Breast cancer is a type of adenocarcinoma. (14 May 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adenocarcinoma

adenine nucleotide
adenine nucleotide translocase
adenine phosphoribosyltransferase
adenine sulfate
adenines
adenitides
adenitis
adenitises
adenization
adeno-
adenoacanthoma
adenoameloblastoma
adenoblast
adenocarcinogenesis
adenocarcinoma (current term)
adenocarcinoma in Barrett's oesophagus
adenocarcinoma in situ
adenocarcinomas
adenocarcinomatous
adenocellulitis
adenochondroma
adenocystoma
adenocyte
adenodiastasis
adenodynia
adenoepithelioma
adenofibroma
adenofibrosis

Literary usage of Adenocarcinoma

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1. Digestive Diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1995)
"adenocarcinoma OF THE ESOPHAGUS Although it is difficult to know the true incidence of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus because of coding problems, ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Analyses for adenocarcinoma showed a significantly lower smoking-related risk among older women, which may be related to the later age at which these women ..."

3. Practical gynecology: A Comprehensive Text-book for Students and Physicians by Edward Emmet Montgomery (1907)
"Generally the epithelial cells of adenocarcinoma of the cervix decidedly differ ... The inflammatory infiltration in adenocarcinoma is not so marked as when ..."

4. The Surgical Clinics of North America by Stanley P. L. Leong (1922)
"adenocarcinoma OF THE KIDNEY THE patient, Mrs. FMD, thirty-three years of age, white, has been married two years. Her chief complaint is pain and "a lump" ..."

5. A Text-book of Diseases of the Nose and Throat by David Braden Kyle (1907)
"adenocarcinoma.—The tumor described under this heading is, in reality, ... The adenocarcinoma is a rare growth, and few cases have been reported. ..."

6. Manual of gynecology by Henry Turman Byford (1897)
"... a malignant adenoma, and a squamous-ccll carcinoma, have been recognized. In the cylindrical-cell adenocarcinoma the microscope shows FIG. 281. ..."

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