villous adenoma

n.

A usually solitary, often large sessile tumor of the mucosa of the large intestine composed of mucinous epithelium covering delicate vascular projections.papillary adenoma of large intestine

Nearby words

  1. villon, jacques,
  2. villose,
  3. villositis,
  4. villosity,
  5. villous,
  6. villous carcinoma,
  7. villous tenosynovitis,
  8. villously,
  9. villus,
  10. villusectomy


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