[ sĭl′ən-drōmə ]


A type of epithelial tumor characterized by islands of neoplastic cells embedded in a cylindrical hyalinized stroma formed from ducts of glands; it occurs especially in the salivary glands, skin, and bronchi and is frequently malignant.cylindroadenoma
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