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adenoma

[ad-n-oh-muh]
noun, plural ad·e·no·mas, ad·e·no·ma·ta [ad-n-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌæd nˈoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
  1. a benign tumor originating in a secretory gland.
  2. a benign tumor of glandlike structure.
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Origin of adenoma

From New Latin, dating back to 1865–70; see origin at aden-, -oma
Related formsad·e·nom·a·tous [ad-n-om-uh-tuh s, -oh-muh-] /ˌæd nˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for adenomatous

Historical Examples of adenomatous

  • The disease is frequently associated with adenomatous disease of the cervix, formerly called erosion.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7

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British Dictionary definitions for adenomatous

adenoma

noun plural -mas or -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

(ăd′n-ŏmə-təs, -ōmə-təs)
adj.
  1. Of or relating to adenoma.
  2. Of or relating to various types of glandular hyperplasia.
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adenoma

(ăd′n-ōmə)
n. pl. ad•e•no•mas
  1. A benign epithelial tumor having a glandular origin and structure.
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