adeno-


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adeno-

(word root) gland
Examples of words with the root adeno-: adenoma
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adeno-

or aden-
pref.
Gland: adenectomy.

[From Greek adēn, aden-.]
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adeno-

or before a vowel

aden-

combining form
(Medicine) gland or glandular: adenoid; adenology.
[New Latin, from Greek adēn gland]
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adeno-

a combining form meaning “gland”: adenovirus.
[< Greek, comb. form of adḗn gland; akin to Latin inguen groin]
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o The data demonstrate that a single intrathecal (IT) injection of self-complementary adeno- associated virus 9 (scAAV9) encoding the human CLN1 gene to CLN1 mice at 1 week and 1 month (pre-symptomatic) significantly increased their survival, improved behavior and reduced motor deficits.