ad·​e·​nose | \ ˈa-də-ˌnōs\
variants: or adenous \ ˈa-​də-​nəs \

Definition of adenose

1 biology : like a gland
2 usually adenose, biology : bearing or full of glands

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First Known Use of adenose

circa 1541, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for adenose

aden- + -ose, -ous

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