[ fī′brō-sĭ-stō′mə ]
A benign neoplasm, usually derived from glandular epithelium, characterized by cysts within a conspicuous fibrous stroma.
- fibrocystic disease,
- fibrocystic disease of breast,
- fibrocystic disease of pancreas,
- fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva,
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