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ad·e·no·car·ci·no·ma

 (ăd′n-ō-kär′sə-nō′mə)
n.
A malignant tumor originating in glandular tissue.

ad′e·no·car′ci·nom′a·tous (-nŏm′ə-təs, -nō′mə-təs) adj.

adenocarcinoma

(ˌædɪnəʊˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
1. (Pathology) a malignant tumour originating in glandular tissue
2. (Pathology) a malignant tumour with a glandlike structure

ad•e•no•car•ci•no•ma

(ˌæd n oʊˌkɑr səˈnoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
1. a malignant tumor arising from secretory epithelium.
2. a malignant tumor of glandlike structure.
[1885–90]
ad`e•no•car`ci•nom′a•tous (-ˈnɒm ə təs, -ˈnoʊ mə-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adenocarcinoma - malignant tumor originating in glandular epitheliumadenocarcinoma - malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
prostate cancer, prostatic adenocarcinoma - cancer of the prostate gland
Translations

ad·e·no·car·ci·no·ma

n. adenocarcinoma, cáncer maligno que se origina en una glándula.

adenocarcinoma

n adenocarcinoma m
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In addition, spread from clear cell adenocarcinoma of the endometrium or ovary has to be excluded clinically.
Clear cell adenocarcinoma associated with clear cell adenofibromatous components: a subgroup of ovarian clear cell adenocarcinoma with distinct clinicopathologic characteristics.
i) Clear cell adenocarcinoma (CCA): CCA usually occurs in women; it lacks clinical characteristics of adenoma; CCAs tend to be very large tumours; microscopically CCAs exhibit mostly clear cells; there is marked atypia in CCAs; there is muscularis propria invasion in CCA; there is additionally high mitotic rate in CCA; there is necrosis in CCA; there is high Ki-67 percentage in CCA; in CCA, usually PAX2 is negative (even though distinction is usually made upon morphologic grounds); CCA exhibits strong staining with p63 [22-24].
Primary clear cell adenocarcinoma of the colon is an uncommon oncologic diagnosis.
The other malignant tumors included clear cell adenocarcinoma 2 (0.
Least common lesions include Dysgerminoma (1/140), Endodermal sinus tumour (1/140), Clear cell adenocarcinoma (2/140), and Thecoma-fibroma (2/140).
Adenocarcinoma occurring in the proximal female urethra can be in 2 broad classifications: clear cell adenocarcinoma or non-clear-cell adenocarcinoma.
The women also had 40 times the risk of developing a rare cancer of the vagina among young women, called clear cell adenocarcinoma - although the number of cases remained about one in 1000.
Clear cell adenocarcinoma in a female urethral diverticulum.
The first report of an effect of an ED on human development was the seminal observation by Herbst (Herbst and Bern 1981) of eight cases of clear cell adenocarcinoma (CCA) of the vagina in young women who had been exposed in utero to DES.
Histology at that time revealed a clear cell adenocarcinoma.