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.
a benign tumor originating in a secretory gland. a benign tumor of glandlike structure. Historical Examples The disease is frequently associated with adenomatous disease of the cervix, formerly called erosion. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7 Various noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə) a tumour, usually benign, occurring in glandular tissue a tumour having […]
- Adenomatous polyp
adenomatous polyp adenomatous polyp n. A polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium.