adenoma


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ad·e·no·ma

 (ăd′n-ō′mə)
n. pl. ad·e·no·mas or ad·e·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign epithelial tumor having a glandular origin and structure.

ad′e·nom′a·toid′ (ăd′n-ŏm′ə-toid′) adj.
ad′e·nom′a·tous (-ŏm′ə-təs) adj.

adenoma

(ˌædɪˈnəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
1. (Pathology) a tumour, usually benign, occurring in glandular tissue
2. (Pathology) a tumour having a glandlike structure

ad•e•no•ma

(ˌæd nˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
1. a benign tumor originating in a secretory gland.
2. a benign tumor of glandlike structure.
[1865–70; < Greek adēn- (see adeno-) + -oma]
ad`e•nom′a•tous (-ˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-) adj.

adenoma

A tumor of a gland.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular originadenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
fibroadenoma - benign and movable and firm and not tender tumor of the breast; common in young women and caused by high levels of estrogen
lymphadenoma - an abnormally enlarged lymph node
Translations

adenoma

n pl <-s or adenomata> (Med) → Adenom nt

adenoma

n adenoma m; villous — adenoma velloso
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Pathological test revealed that the right adrenalectomy specimen was composed of adrenocortical adenoma (2.
The diagnosis of pituitary adenoma was confirmed by anatomopathological examination.
Adenoma detection rate (ADR) is inversely associated with the risk of postcolonoscopy colorectal cancer.
Cushing disease is a relatively rare cause of Cushing syndrome secondary to a hyperfunctioning pituitary adenoma.
However, pleomorphic adenoma of minor salivary glands is a rare entity.
4,5) Although some authors also maintain the prognostic usefulness of adenoma classification, (6) adequate studies that control for tumor size and radiographic stage (7) are not available.
Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) is reported to be commonest benign neoplasm of salivary glands in Pakistan constituting 80-90% of all benign salivary gland tumours.
Conclusion: Pleomorphic adenoma was the commonest benign salivary gland tumor and mucoepidermoid carcinoma was the commonest malignant tumor.
Adenoma causes the parathyroid glands to secrete more parathyroid hormone, which is called primary hyperparathyroidism.
Many efforts have been made to reduce the adenoma miss rates by the application of new endoscopic devices and techniques for better adenoma visualization.