Warthin's tumor

noun
War·​thin's tumor | \ ˈwȯr-thənz- How to pronounce Warthin's tumor (audio) \

Medical Definition of Warthin's tumor

: adenolymphoma Benign neoplasms, such as pleomorphic adenoma and Warthin's tumor, typically enlarge slowly and are freely mobile.— Trevor J. I. McGill and Chin-Lee Wu, The New England Journal of Medicine, 20 June 2002

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“Warthin's tumor.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Warthin%27s%20tumor. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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