adenocarcinoma

noun
ad·​e·​no·​car·​ci·​no·​ma | \ ˌa-də-(ˌ)nō-ˌkär-sə-ˈnō-mə How to pronounce adenocarcinoma (audio) \

Definition of adenocarcinoma

: a malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium

Other Words from adenocarcinoma

adenocarcinomatous \ ˌa-​də-​(ˌ)nō-​ˌkär-​sə-​ˈnō-​mə-​təs How to pronounce adenocarcinoma (audio) \ adjective

Examples of adenocarcinoma in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the study, Dr. Karlitz and colleagues analyzed 16 years of adenocarcinoma data from the 2000-2016 Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) on 103,975 patients representing 106,871 colorectal cancer cases. Jocelyn Solis-moreira, Health.com, 2 Feb. 2022 Most endometrial cancers are adenocarcinomas, and the most common type of adenocarcinoma is endometrioid cancer. Jenny Mccoy, Health.com, 2 Feb. 2022 Back in September 2021, Mora took to his Instagram account to share that he’d been battling with stomach cancer, an advanced gastric adenocarcinoma. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 14 Mar. 2022 Mora said he was eventually diagnosed with gastric adenocarcinoma, stage 4 stomach cancer. Korin Miller, Health.com, 7 Oct. 2021 After falling ill with mysterious symptoms in 1951, a visit to Johns Hopkins Hospital revealed that Henrietta had adenocarcinoma, an aggressive cancer that had spread to her reproductive system. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 8 Oct. 2021 After three specialists and an endoscopic biopsy, Mike was diagnosed with gastric adenocarcinoma — stomach cancer stage 4. Essence, 5 Oct. 2021 His manager, Lisa DiSante, confirmed to Deadline and Entertainment Weekly that Robinson died in Los Angeles at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center of cardiac arrest with multisystem organ failures due to septic shock, and metastatic adenocarcinoma. Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY, 13 July 2021 The cause was cardiac arrest with multisystem organ failures due to septic shock, and metastatic adenocarcinoma. Ryan Pearson, Star Tribune, 13 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of adenocarcinoma

1872, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adenocarcinoma

borrowed from German Adenocarcinome, from adeno- adeno- + Carcinome carcinoma

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“Adenocarcinoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adenocarcinoma. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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adenocarcinoma

noun
ad·​e·​no·​car·​ci·​no·​ma | \ -ˌkärs-ᵊn-ˈō-mə How to pronounce adenocarcinoma (audio) \
plural adenocarcinomas also adenocarcinomata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce adenocarcinoma (audio) \

Medical Definition of adenocarcinoma

: a malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium

Other Words from adenocarcinoma

adenocarcinomatous \ -​mət-​əs How to pronounce adenocarcinoma (audio) \ adjective

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