fibroadenoma

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fi•bro•ad•e•no•ma

(ˌfaɪ broʊˌæd nˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign tumor originating from glandular tissue.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.fibroadenoma - benign and movable and firm and not tender tumor of the breast; common in young women and caused by high levels of estrogen
adenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
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fi·bro·ad·e·no·ma

n. fibroadenoma, tumor benigno formado por tejido fibroso y glandular.

fibroadenoma

n fibroadenoma m
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The latter comprised fibrocystic changes of the nonproliferative type, fibroadenomata, sclerosing adenoses, and inflammatory conditions such as organizing inflammation or organizing abscesses.
(16) Moreover, in humans, tissue iodine content of breast carcinomas was significantly lower than that in remote tissue from the tumor-bearing breast, which, in turn, was lower than that of fibroadenomata. (17) These findings suggest that a disorder of iodine uptake may contribute to the evolution of normal tissue to fibroadenomatous benign breast disease and then sometimes on to breast cancer.
Mammography revealed multiple homogeneously dense well-circumscribed masses present in both breasts (Figure 1), which were compatible with giant fibroadenomata or multiple phyllodes tumors.