adenocarcinoma


ad·e·no·car·ci·no·ma

noun \ˌa-dən-(ˌ)ō-ˌkär-sə-ˈnō-mə\

Definition of ADENOCARCINOMA

:  a malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium
ad·e·no·car·ci·no·ma·tous \-mə-təs\ adjective

Origin of ADENOCARCINOMA

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1889

ad·e·no·car·ci·no·ma

noun \-ˌkärs-ən-ˈō-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ad·e·no·car·ci·no·mas also ad·e·no·car·ci·no·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of ADENOCARCINOMA

: a malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium
ad·e·no·car·ci·no·ma·tous \-mət-əs\ adjective

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