noun Pathology.

abnormal development or enlargement of glandular tissue.
any disease of a gland.

Origin of adenosis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

adenosis in Medicine



n. pl. ad•e•no•ses (-sēz′)

A disease of a gland, especially one marked by the abnormal formation or enlargement of glandular tissue.
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