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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations

ad·e·no·car·ci·no·ma

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

n adenocarcinoma m
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Any tumor in the digit that resembles hidradenoma papilliferum (or the dermal aspect of syringocystadenoma papilliferum) should be regarded as digital papillary adenocarcinoma until proven otherwise.
Sharda Lallu and colleagues report on a case of primary pulmonary papillary adenocarcinoma mimicking papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Caption: Figure 1: Surgical pathology of the right clavicular mass revealing metastatic papillary adenocarcinoma.
Reports state hepatoid carcinoma as the representative type along with GCED, tubular adenocarcinoma, papillary adenocarcinoma, poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma, and yolk sac tumor [1-9].
However, nasopharyngeal papillary adenocarcinoma is a rare primary tumor of this location.
Harada, "Papillary adenocarcinoma in thyroid hemiagenesis," Head & Neck, vol.
Digital papillary adenocarcinoma is a rare malignancy of eccrine sweat gland origin with an acral distribution.
Only three cases of papillary adenocarcinoma were encountered and 7 cases of signet ring cell carcinoma.
Pathological workup reported serous papillary adenocarcinoma. On an emergency basis, total hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, bilateral pelvic and paraaortic lymphadenectomy were conducted.
The histologic examination and immunoprofile of the specimen support a diagnosis of ovarian papillary adenocarcinoma metastasic to the incisional hernia sac.
Thyroid nodules can be benign (adenoma, nodules of multinodular goitres (MNGs), or localised thyroiditis, including autoimmune disease and cysts) or malignant (papillary adenocarcinoma, follicular adenocarcinoma, medullary carcinoma, undifferentiated carcinoma or lymphoma).
Among the other histological types, papillary adenocarcinoma (44%) showed slightly higher positive values for GLUT1 expression than tubular (32%) or poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma (28%).