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ad·e·no·car·ci·no·ma

 (ăd′n-ō-kär′sə-nō′mə)
n.
A malignant tumor originating in glandular tissue.

ad′e·no·car′ci·nom′a·tous (-nŏm′ə-təs, -nō′mə-təs) adj.

adenocarcinoma

(ˌædɪnəʊˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
1. (Pathology) a malignant tumour originating in glandular tissue
2. (Pathology) a malignant tumour with a glandlike structure

ad•e•no•car•ci•no•ma

(ˌæd n oʊˌkɑr səˈnoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
1. a malignant tumor arising from secretory epithelium.
2. a malignant tumor of glandlike structure.
[1885–90]
ad`e•no•car`ci•nom′a•tous (-ˈnɒm ə təs, -ˈnoʊ mə-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adenocarcinoma - malignant tumor originating in glandular epitheliumadenocarcinoma - malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
prostate cancer, prostatic adenocarcinoma - cancer of the prostate gland
Translations

ad·e·no·car·ci·no·ma

n. adenocarcinoma, cáncer maligno que se origina en una glándula.

adenocarcinoma

n adenocarcinoma m
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