adenocarcinoma definition

  • noun:
    • A malignant cyst originating in glandular structure.
    • any one of a number of kinds of carcinoma that originate in glandular muscle.
    • A tumor which deviates from the real gland-structure characterizing the adenomata, but which cannot differ from it whenever an average carcinoma. See adenoma.
    • cancerous tumefaction while it began with glandular epithelium

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