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fibroadenoma

[ fahy-broh-ad-n-oh-muh ]
/ 藢fa瑟 bro蕣藢忙d n藞o蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural fi路bro路ad路e路no路mas, fi路bro路ad路e路no路ma路ta [fahy-broh-ad-n-oh-muh-tuh]. /藢fa瑟 bro蕣藢忙d n藞o蕣 m蓹 t蓹/.
a benign tumor originating from glandular tissue, as in the female breast.
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Origin of fibroadenoma

First recorded in 1890鈥95; fibro- + adenoma
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Medical definitions for fibroadenoma

fibroadenoma
[ f墨鈥瞓r艒-膬d鈥瞡-艒m蓹 ]

n.
A benign tumor usually in breast tissue, derived from glandular epithelium and composed of dense epithelial and fibroblastic tissue.fibroid adenoma
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