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a.1.Like a gland; full of glands; glandulous; adenous.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The benign lesions were 45 fibroadenomas, 14 columnar cell changes, 8 fibroses, 6 adenoses, 5 abscesses, 5 apocrine metaplasias and 5 other benign changes.
The latter comprised fibrocystic changes of the nonproliferative type, fibroadenomata, sclerosing adenoses, and inflammatory conditions such as organizing inflammation or organizing abscesses.
In every patient, a single largest lesion in each breast was selected; examination revealed 72 positive patients and 6 cases with normal glands, of which 98 lesions were found, including 60 advanced invasive ductal carcinomas (IDC), 9 ductal carcinomas in situ (DCIS), and 29 benign lesions (including 7 cysts, 6 fibroadenomas, 1 hamartoma, 1 intraductal papilloma, 5 adenoses of breast, and 9 apocrine metaplasia cases).