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.

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