Definition of Adenoma

1. Noun. A benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin.




Definition of Adenoma

1. n. A benign tumor of a glandlike structure; morbid enlargement of a gland.

Definition of Adenoma

1. Noun. (pathology) A benign tumour of the epithelium arising from or resembling a gland. ¹

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Definition of Adenoma

1. a tumor of glandular origin [n -MAS or -MATA]

Medical Definition of Adenoma

1. A benign epithelial tumour in which the cells form recognisable glandular structures or in which the cells are clearly derived from glandular epithelium. (18 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adenoma

adenoidectomies
adenoidectomy
adenoidism
adenoiditis
adenoiditises
adenoids
adenoleiomyofibroma
adenolipoma
adenolipomatosis
adenological
adenology
adenolymphocele
adenolymphoma
adenolymphomas
adenolymphomata
adenoma (current term)
adenoma fibrosum
adenoma of nipple
adenoma sebaceum
adenomas
adenomata
adenomatoid
adenomatoid odontogenic tumour
adenomatoses
adenomatosis
adenomatous
adenomatous colon polyps
adenomatous goiter
adenomatous polyp

Literary usage of Adenoma

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1899)
"In the muscular wall of the uterus, cysts, cystic adenoma, adenomyoma, and fibre-cysts may spring from the persistent ducts; pure adenoma, ..."

2. A Practical treatise on the diseases of women by Theodore Gaillard Thomas (1891)
"adenoma AND SARCOMA OF THE UTERUS. adenoma. Definition.—By adenoma of the mucous membrane lining the cavity of the uterus is meant hypertrophy of the glands ..."

3. Tumours, innocent and malignant: Their Clinical Characters and Appropriate by John Bland-Sutton (1907)
"In size they vary greatly: some are no larger than peas, whereas in the mamma an adenoma will occasionally attain the dimensions of a man's head. ..."

4. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for the use of advanced students and by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1910)
"According to Buxton, who has carefully gone over the subject, the true adenoma must be distinguished from mere hypertrophy ; as an example of this latter he ..."

5. The Pathology and surgical treatment of tumors by Nicholas Senn (1895)
"adenoma. adenoma is a benign epithelial tumor which in structure ... adenoma is the second variety of benign tumors of the epiblast and the hypoblast. ..."

6. An introduction to pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green (1881)
"adenoma of Mamma-—The mamma is much the most common seat of adenoma. ... The distinction between such growths and pure adenoma is often difficult. ..."

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