adenoma definition

  • noun:
    • A benign epithelial cyst having a glandular origin and construction.
    • A benign tumour of this epithelium arising from or resembling a gland.
    • A benign cyst of a glandlike construction; morbid development of a gland.
    • A tumor presenting the qualities associated with the gland where it springs; a tumor while it began with a gland, and providing the typical personality of racemose or of tubular glands. Also called adenocele.
    • a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin

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