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adenoma

[ ad-n-oh-muh ]
/ 藢忙d n藞o蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural ad路e路no路mas, ad路e路no路ma路ta [ad-n-oh-muh-tuh]. /藢忙d n藞o蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
a benign tumor originating in a secretory gland.
a benign tumor of glandlike structure.
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Origin of adenoma

From New Latin, dating back to 1865鈥70; see origin at aden-, -oma

OTHER WORDS FROM adenoma

ad路e路nom路a路tous [ad-n-om-uh-tuhs, -oh-muh-], /藢忙d n藞蓲m 蓹 t蓹s, -藞o蕣 m蓹-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for adenoma

adenoma
/ (藢忙d瑟藞n蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mas or -mata (-m蓹t蓹)
a tumour, usually benign, occurring in glandular tissue
a tumour having a glandlike structure
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for adenoma

adenoma
[ 膬d鈥瞡-艒m蓹 ]

n. pl. ad鈥鈥o鈥as
A benign epithelial tumor having a glandular origin and structure.
The American Heritage庐 Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright 漏 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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