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fibroadenoma

[ fahy-broh-ad-n-oh-muh ]
/ ˌfaɪ broʊˌæd nˈoʊ mə /
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noun, plural fi·bro·ad·e·no·mas, fi·bro·ad·e·no·ma·ta [fahy-broh-ad-n-oh-muh-tuh]. /ˌfaɪ broʊˌæd nˈoʊ mə tə/.

a benign tumor originating from glandular tissue, as in the female breast.

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Origin of fibroadenoma

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

fibroadenoma
[ fī′brō-ăd′n-ōmə ]

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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