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ad·e·no·ma

 (ăd′n-ō′mə)
n. pl. ad·e·no·mas or ad·e·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign epithelial tumor having a glandular origin and structure.

ad′e·nom′a·toid′ (ăd′n-ŏm′ə-toid′) adj.
ad′e·nom′a·tous (-ŏm′ə-təs) adj.

adenoma

(ˌædɪˈnəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
1. (Pathology) a tumour, usually benign, occurring in glandular tissue
2. (Pathology) a tumour having a glandlike structure

ad•e•no•ma

(ˌæd nˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
1. a benign tumor originating in a secretory gland.
2. a benign tumor of glandlike structure.
[1865–70; < Greek adēn- (see adeno-) + -oma]
ad`e•nom′a•tous (-ˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-) adj.

adenoma

A tumor of a gland.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular originadenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
fibroadenoma - benign and movable and firm and not tender tumor of the breast; common in young women and caused by high levels of estrogen
lymphadenoma - an abnormally enlarged lymph node
Translations

adenoma

n pl <-s or adenomata> (Med) → Adenom nt

adenoma

n adenoma m; villous — adenoma velloso
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Tubular adenoma of the breast is a rare benign tumor which accounts for 0.
Intraductal tubular adenoma of the pancreas, pyloric gland type: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 6 cases.
of Cases Inflammatory Bowel Disease 5 Polyps Tubular adenoma 7 Villous adenoma 4 Tubulovillous adenoma 6 Multiple polyps (FAP) 1 Peutz-Jegher polyp 1 Retention polyp 1 Table III: Distribution of MIB-1 in Various Stages Stage MIB-1 Total <=40 >40 I 2 0 2 II 9 6 15 III -- -- -- IV 1 1 Comparison of Stage distribution in various studies including present one Fisher O'Connell Salminen Stage et al.
All patients who underwent a complete colonoscopy for the first time, for any indication (including average risk screening, family history of colon cancer or polyps, changes in bowel habits, abdominal pain, weight loss, positive fecal occult blood test, chronic diarrhea, anemia, rectal bleeding, melena with negative EGD, and abnormal imaging study) as documented in the CPRS medical record that were found with a pathologic diagnosis of hyperplastic polyp, tubular adenoma, tubulovillous adenoma, villous adenoma and colon adenocarcinoma from January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2005 were included.
1) The others were fibroadenomas with lactational changes and tubular adenomas.
SNOW: A tubular adenoma is a small -- it's just a garden variety polyp.
Test Characteristics of a Community-Based Pilot of Fecal Immunotesting in Calgary, Alberta, Canada (a) Lesion Sensitivity, % Specificity, % Tubular adenoma 36.
Other rare benign tumours encountered were fibroepithelial polyp, Papiloma with stromal sclerosis and tubular adenoma (0.
Proximal ND-SP patients also showed an increased likelihood of having three or more synchronous small tubular adenomas (less than 10 mm) on baseline colonoscopy, "which would have implications for surveillance," wrote the authors.
8% (15 of 89) of the tubular adenoma group developed recurring advanced polyps at a median time of 36.
Classification of Colonic Polyps Nonneoplastic Neoplastic Mucosal polyps Tubular adenoma Hyperplastic polyps Villous adenoma Juvenile polyps Tubulovillous adenoma Peutz-Jeghers polyps Inflammatory polyps