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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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Atypical polypoid adenomyomas progressed to endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinomas.
7,8) Most ductal adenocarcinomas arise in the peripheral zone and extend toward the urethral lumen, although occasionally ductal cancer arises in the transition zone exclusively.
gastric adenocarcinoma, but it had no effect on the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinomas, results of a cohort study suggest.
4) Gross hematuria and urinary obstruction are the primary complaints in patients with prostate adenocarcinomas.
It was determined that four adenocarcinomas were of pulmonary origin, including two papillary adenocarcinomas, one acinar and one of small anaplastic cells.
The ascending colon location is also unusual for primary clear cell adenocarcinomas, as 11 reported cases involve the left colon.
BACKGROUND: The causes of adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and gastric cardia are poorly understood.
Objective: The male predominance of adenocarcinomas in the gastrointestinal tract remains enigmatic.
Ranalingam9 reported that 87% of rectal adenocarcinomas had a CK7-/CK20+ immunophenotype, which is seen in colon adenocarcinomas.
Portanto, embora haja uma tendencia de que multiplos nodulos representem lesoes benignas, essa caracteristica tambem e vista nos adenocarcinomas pancreaticos (2).
This cohort was then linked to the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, and the researchers were able to identify patients in the former registry who subsequently developed adenocarcinomas or unspecified malignancies of the esophagus and gastric cardia adenocarcinomas.
Os seguintes aspectos foram avaliados: sensibilidade, especificidade, valor preditivo positivo e valor preditivo negativo da biopsia com agulha na classificacao das neoplasias mamarias em adenocarcinomas e carcinossarcomas.