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A malignant tumor originating in glandular tissue.

ad′e·no·car′ci·nom′a·tous (-nŏm′ə-təs, -nō′mə-təs) adj.
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Adj.1.adenocarcinomatous - of or pertaining to adenocarcinomaadenocarcinomatous - of or pertaining to adenocarcinoma  
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Overall, it does appear that PSCs with targetable mutations generally have an adenocarcinomatous component.
(9) Vanoli et al found an adenocarcinomatous component in a solitary juvenile polyp, one of the rare cases reported.
Oncocytic carcinomas are composed of malignant oncocytes with adenocarcinomatous architectural phenotypes and infiltrative qualities, including local invasion and regional or distant metastases [13].
A 60-year-old woman underwent transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT) at our institute in 2004; her pathological diagnosis was a high-grade UC with adenocarcinomatous differentiation (pT2a, G2>G3).
Caption: Figure 5: (a) Hepatoid adenocarcinomatous components in trabeculae, polygonal cells with eosinophilic cytoplasm (H&E); (b) AFP (Dako A0008,1:2000, citrate at 98[degrees]C for 30 min); (c) HepPar-1 (Dako M7158,1:900, EDTA at 98[degrees]C for 32 min); (d) arginase-1 (Cell Marque 380R-16, 1:400, EDTA at 98[degrees]C for 30 min).
The inclusion criteria were all cases with a component of adenocarcinomatous differentiation or those in which an adenocarcinomatous component could not be excluded, verified by pathologist before being included in the study.
One-third to two-thirds of patients with prostatic small cell carcinoma show an elevated serum PSA level, which could be due to an admixed adenocarcinomatous component [11-13].