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Adenomatous goiter

adenomatous goiter

adenomatous goiter n.
Goiter due to the growth of multiple encapsulated adenomas or multiple nonencapsulated colloid nodules within its substance.


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    adenomyoma adenomyoma ad·e·no·my·o·ma (ād’n-ō-mī-ō’mə) n. A benign tumor of smooth muscle containing glandular elements, occurring most frequently in the uterus and in the uterine ligaments. Historical Examples The entire subject of adenomyoma is dealt with from the standpoint of the pathologist, the clinician, and the surgeon. Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon

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