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ad·e·no·sis

 (ăd′n-ō′sĭs)
n. pl. ad·e·no·ses (-sēz′)
A disease of a gland, especially one marked by the abnormal formation or enlargement of glandular tissue.
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adenosis

(ˌædɪˈnəʊsɪs)
n
a minor glandular condition typified by swelling of the lymph glands
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adenosis - a disorder of the glands of the bodyadenosis - a disorder of the glands of the body
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
hyperparathyroidism - excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; can affect many systems of the body (especially causing bone resorption and osteoporosis)
hypoparathyroidism - inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood
hyperpituitarism - excessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone)
Addison's disease, Addison's syndrome, hypoadrenalism, hypoadrenocorticism - a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin
adenopathy - a glandular disease or enlargement of glandular tissue (especially of the lymph glands)
aldosteronism, hyperaldosteronism - a condition caused by overproduction of aldosterone
Cushing's disease, hyperadrenalism - a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity
Cushing's syndrome, hyperadrenocorticism - a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol
hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis - an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
hypothyroidism - an underactive thyroid gland; a glandular disorder resulting from insufficient production of thyroid hormones
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ad·e·no·sis

n. adenosis, engrosamiento de una glándula.
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The benign lesions were 45 fibroadenomas, 14 columnar cell changes, 8 fibroses, 6 adenoses, 5 abscesses, 5 apocrine metaplasias and 5 other benign changes.
The latter comprised fibrocystic changes of the nonproliferative type, fibroadenomata, sclerosing adenoses, and inflammatory conditions such as organizing inflammation or organizing abscesses.
In every patient, a single largest lesion in each breast was selected; examination revealed 72 positive patients and 6 cases with normal glands, of which 98 lesions were found, including 60 advanced invasive ductal carcinomas (IDC), 9 ductal carcinomas in situ (DCIS), and 29 benign lesions (including 7 cysts, 6 fibroadenomas, 1 hamartoma, 1 intraductal papilloma, 5 adenoses of breast, and 9 apocrine metaplasia cases).