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adenoma

[ad-n-oh-muh] /ˌæd nˈoʊ mə/
noun, plural adenomas, adenomata
[ad-n-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌæd nˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology.
1.
a benign tumor originating in a secretory gland.
2.
a benign tumor of glandlike structure.
Origin of adenoma
1865-1870
From New Latin, dating back to 1865-70; See origin at aden-, -oma
Related forms
adenomatous
[ad-n-om-uh-tuh s, -oh-muh-] /ˌæd nˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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adenoma

/ˌædɪˈnəʊmə/
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
1.
a tumour, usually benign, occurring in glandular tissue
2.
a tumour having a glandlike structure
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adenomatous in Medicine

adenomatous ad·e·nom·a·tous (ād'n-ŏm'ə-təs, -ō'mə-təs)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to adenoma.

  2. Of or relating to various types of glandular hyperplasia.

adenoma ad·e·no·ma (ād'n-ō'mə)
n. pl. ad·e·no·mas or ad·e·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign epithelial tumor having a glandular origin and structure.

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