fibroadenoma

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fi•bro•ad•e•no•ma

(ˌfaɪ broʊˌæd nˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign tumor originating from glandular tissue.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.fibroadenoma - benign and movable and firm and not tender tumor of the breast; common in young women and caused by high levels of estrogen
adenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
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fi·bro·ad·e·no·ma

n. fibroadenoma, tumor benigno formado por tejido fibroso y glandular.

fibroadenoma

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