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noun Pathology.
  1. abnormal development or enlargement of glandular tissue.
  2. any disease of a gland.
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Origin of adenosis

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adenosis in Medicine


n. pl. ad•e•no•ses (-sēz′)
  1. A disease of a gland, especially one marked by the abnormal formation or enlargement of glandular tissue.
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