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

Origin of fibroadenoma

First recorded in 1890–95; fibro- + adenoma Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

fibroadenomata in Medicine


  1. 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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