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ad·e·no·ma

 (ăd′n-ō′mə)
n. pl. ad·e·no·mas or ad·e·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign epithelial tumor having a glandular origin and structure.

ad′e·nom′a·toid′ (ăd′n-ŏm′ə-toid′) adj.
ad′e·nom′a·tous (-ŏm′ə-təs) adj.

adenoma

(ˌædɪˈnəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
1. (Pathology) a tumour, usually benign, occurring in glandular tissue
2. (Pathology) a tumour having a glandlike structure

ad•e•no•ma

(ˌæd nˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
1. a benign tumor originating in a secretory gland.
2. a benign tumor of glandlike structure.
[1865–70; < Greek adēn- (see adeno-) + -oma]
ad`e•nom′a•tous (-ˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-) adj.

adenoma

A tumor of a gland.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular originadenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
fibroadenoma - benign and movable and firm and not tender tumor of the breast; common in young women and caused by high levels of estrogen
lymphadenoma - an abnormally enlarged lymph node
Translations

adenoma

n pl <-s or adenomata> (Med) → Adenom nt

adenoma

n adenoma m; villous — adenoma velloso
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Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is among the common endocrine disorders caused by excessive production of parathyroid hormone in the presence of elevated serum calcium level.1 It can be caused by single gland adenoma (85-90%),1-3 multi gland disorder (10-15%) or parathyroid carcinoma (5%).
The researchers therefore looked at the diets and subsequent development of different types of adenoma among 32,606 men who were part of the Health Professionals Follow Up Study and 55,743 women who were part of the Nurses Health Study.
In the past, the terms Brunner gland hyperplasia, Brunner gland hamartoma, and Brunner gland adenoma have been used interchangeably causing some confusion in the pathologic classification of these lesions.
Taking aspirin or an omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid daily did not reduce the colorectal adenoma detection rate among high-risk patients in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial, though both drugs showed potential chemo-preventive effects.
The risk difference and risk ratio of having at least one colorectal adenoma did not differ between EPA and placebo, and it also did not differ between aspirin and placebo.
If these tests are indeterminate for diagnosis of an adenoma, then adrenal washout calculation can be performed.
A METHYLENE BLUE DYE pill increases the adenoma detection rate in patients undergoing colonoscopy screenings.
WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Participants with an advanced adenoma at diagnostic colonoscopy have increased risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC) relative to those with no adenoma, according to a study published in the May 15 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
There were 40(63.5%) male patients and 23(36.5%) female patients with pituitary adenoma. Headache and visual impairment were the main presentation 55(87.3%) and 56 (88.8%) respectively.
Recurrent Pleomorphic Adenoma is common in parotid gland.
Pathological test revealed that the right adrenalectomy specimen was composed of adrenocortical adenoma (2.5 cm x 1.8 cm x 2.0 cm) and pheochromocytoma (5.5 cm x 4.0 cm x 4.0 cm).
The diagnosis of pituitary adenoma was confirmed by anatomopathological examination.