Medical Definition of Adenofibrosis

1. A nodular, benign breast lesion occurring most frequently in relatively young women and consisting of hyperplastic distorted lobules of acinar tissue with increased collagenous stroma; the changes may be difficult to distinguish microscopically from carcinoma. Also, a benign nodular microscopic lesion of the prostate consisting of acimar tissue with increased stroma; the basal cell layer shows characteristic smooth muscle metaplasia. Synonym: adenofibrosis, fibrosing adenomatosis, fibrosing adenosis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adenofibrosis

adenocarcinogenesis
adenocarcinoma
adenocarcinoma in Barrett's oesophagus
adenocarcinoma in situ
adenocarcinomas
adenocarcinomatous
adenocellulitis
adenochondroma
adenocystoma
adenocyte
adenodiastasis
adenodynia
adenoepithelioma
adenofibroma
adenofibrosis (current term)
adenogenous
adenographic
adenography
adenohypophyses
adenohypophysial
adenohypophysis
adenohypophysitis
adenoid
adenoid cystic carcinoma
adenoid facies
adenoid squamous cell carcinoma
adenoid tissue
adenoid tumour
adenoidal

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