adenoma sebaceum adenoma se·ba·ce·um (sĭ-bā’sē-əm)
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.
adenomatoid adenomatoid ad·e·no·ma·toid (ād’n-ō’mə-toid’) adj. Resembling an adenoma.
adenomatosis adenomatosis ad·e·no·ma·to·sis (ād’n-ō’mə-tō’sĭs) n. Development of multiple glandular overgrowths.
- Adenomatous goiter
adenomatous goiter adenomatous goiter n. Goiter due to the growth of multiple encapsulated adenomas or multiple nonencapsulated colloid nodules within its substance.