adenoma


ad·e·no·ma

noun \ˌa-də-ˈnō-mə\
plural ad·e·no·mas also ad·e·no·ma·ta\-mə-tə\

Definition of ADENOMA

:  a benign tumor of a glandular structure or of glandular origin
ad·e·no·ma·tous \-mə-təs\ adjective

Origin of ADENOMA

New Latin adenomat-, adenoma
First Known Use: 1870

ad·e·no·ma

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

Medical Definition of ADENOMA

: a benign tumor of a glandular structure or of glandular origin
ad·e·no·ma·tous \-mət-əs\ adjective

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