adenolymphoma

noun
ad·​e·​no·​lym·​pho·​ma | \ -lim-ˈfō-mə How to pronounce adenolymphoma (audio) \
plural adenolymphomas also adenolymphomata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce adenolymphoma (audio) \

Medical Definition of adenolymphoma

: a benign tumor of the salivary glands and usually of the parotid gland that is characterized by columnar epithelial cells lining the cystic spaces and by the increase of lymphoid tissue in the stroma Adenolymphomas usually occur in men over the age of 50 years, and are occasionally bilateral. — Harold Ellis et al., Lecture Notes on General Surgery, 10th edition, 2002

called also Warthin's tumor

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“Adenolymphoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/adenolymphoma. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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