adenocarcinoma

noun ad·e·no·car·ci·no·ma \ ˌa-dᵊn-(ˌ)ō-ˌkär-sə-ˈnō-mə \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of adenocarcinoma

: a malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium

adenocarcinomatous

play \-mə-təs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of adenocarcinoma

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


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adenocarcinoma

noun ad·e·no·car·ci·no·ma \ -ˌkärs-ᵊn-ˈō-mə \

medical Definition of adenocarcinoma

plural adenocarcinomas also adenocarcinomata play \-mət-ə\
: a malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium

adenocarcinomatous

play \-mət-əs\ adjective

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