adenoma

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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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On examination, adenoma sebaceum (Figure 1) was present.
The lesions with characteristics of angiofibroma as pink-red papules, which were previously named adenoma sebaceum, are localized on the face and observed in 75% of patients (8-10).
The long-established classical clinical triad to make a diagnosis of TSC was the presence of a seizure disorder, mental retardation, and cutaneous findings, especially adenoma sebaceum.
The classic triad of tuberous sclerosis consists of adenoma sebaceum, seizures, and mental retardation, but is only seen in one-third of patients.
The classic triad of tuberous sclerosis includes elilepsy, mental retardation, and adenoma sebaceum.
1] Vogt is associated with the diagnostic triad of mental retardation, adenoma sebaceum, and epilepsy.