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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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Endometrial carcinomas can be further classified by histology as endometrioid adenocarcinoma, serous adenocarcinoma, clear cell adenocarcinoma, mixed cell carcinoma, mucinous adenocarcinoma, metaplastic carcinoma (carcinosarcoma), squamous cell carcinoma, transitional cell carcinoma, small cell carcinoma, undifferentiated carcinoma, and others (4).
Briefly, features that favored endometrioid adenocarcinoma morphologically included a background of hyperplasia, squamous and/or mucinous metaplasia, sharp luminal borders, a cribriform growth pattern, and, usually, lower-grade nuclei.
endometrioid adenocarcinoma; FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) grade three endometrioid adenocarcinoma vs.
Tissue histology was that of a high grade left ovarian serous / endometrioid adenocarcinoma with no surface involvement.
Seven cases of malignant transformation of endometriosis of the urinary bladder have been published: three involved endometrioid adenocarcinoma, one involved endometrial stromal sarcoma, and three involved clear cell carcinoma (1, 2, 4-7).
aimed to investigate p27 expression in the normal endometrium and endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the uterine corpus and the correlation of its expression with cell proliferation and clinicopathological parameters.
Endometrioid adenocarcinoma was the most common histology.
Moore and his associates reported that serum HE4 levels also were high when patients with endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the uterus had myometrial depth of invasion of greater than 50%.
Its prevalence is believed to be higher than had been previously thought, as many cases of UEC were either reported as endometrioid adenocarcinoma FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) grade (3,6-8) or as high-grade sarcomas and carcinosarcomas.
1,2) Endometrioid adenocarcinoma also typically exhibits glandular, papillary, and solid patterns, but variant patterns in endometrioid tumors have been described.
The most frequently encountered nonteratomatous primary tumors showing squamous differentiation are ovarian endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the ovary and the Brenner tumor.
Both conditions may display associated squamous differentiation, in the form of central squamous morules in endometrioid adenocarcinoma and immature squamous metaplasia in microglandular hyperplasia.