adenolysis ad·e·nol·y·sis (ād’n-ŏl’ĭ-sĭs)
Destruction or dissolution of glandular tissue by enzymes.
a benign tumor originating in a secretory gland. a benign tumor of glandlike structure. Historical Examples The innocent forms are the papilloma and the adenoma; the malignant, the carcinoma or cancer. Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles As it resembles an adenoma in structure it is sometimes described as a malignant adenoma. Manual […]
- Adenoma sebaceum
adenoma sebaceum adenoma sebaceum adenoma se·ba·ce·um (sĭ-bā’sē-əm) n. A hamartoma on the face, composed of fibrovascular tissue and appearing as an aggregation of red or yellow papules that may be associated with tuberous sclerosis. Also called Pringle’s disease.
a benign tumor originating in a secretory gland. a benign tumor of glandlike structure. Historical Examples Certain growths, such as adenomata, are liable to cystic degeneration, and cysts are also found in malignant disease. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7 Various In the case of simple cysts, adenomata, and dermoids, the results are […]
- Adenomatoid tumor
adenomatoid tumor adenomatoid tumor n. A small benign tumor of the male epididymis or the female genital tract, consisting of fibrous tissue or smooth muscle enclosing spaces lined by flattened cells. Also called adenofibromyoma, Recklinghausen’s tumor.