adenohypophysitis ad·e·no·hy·poph·y·si·tis (ād’n-ō-hī-pŏf’ĭ-sī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the anterior pituitary gland, often related to pregnancy.
Usually, adenoids. an enlarged mass of lymphoid tissue in the upper pharynx, often obstructing breathing through the nasal passages. of or relating to the lymph glands. of or relating to the adenoids. Historical Examples When this adenoid tissue grows abnormally large it forms what are known as “adenoids.” Adenoids: What They Are, How To Recognize […]
- Adenoid facies
adenoid facies adenoid facies n. The appearance in children with adenoid hypertrophy, associated with a pinched nose and an open mouth.
- Adenoid cystic carcinoma
adenoid cystic carcinoma adenoid cystic carcinoma n. A carcinoma characterized by large epithelial masses containing round glandlike spaces or cysts, frequently containing mucus, that are bordered by layers of epithelial cells. Also called cylindromatous carcinoma.
- Adenoid squamous cell carcinoma
adenoid squamous cell carcinoma adenoid squamous cell carcinoma n. See adenoacanthoma.