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(ˌfaɪ broʊˌæd nˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign tumor originating from glandular tissue.
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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


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


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In humans, this type of lesion was formerly known as fibroadenomatosis, sclerosing lobular hyperplasia, and fibroadenomatoid change or mastopathy (HANSON et al.
Finally, they present results justifying the validity of the method and provide quantitative estimates of malignancy-associated DNA changes for fibroadenomatosis and breast cancer, adenocarcinoma of the thyroid gland, nodular goiter, and autoimmune thyroiditis.
Pathologico-anatomical and clinical investigations of fibroadenomatosis cystica mammae and its relations to other pathological conditions in mammae especially cancer.