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.
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noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
a tumour, usually benign, occurring in glandular tissue
a tumour having a glandlike structure

adenomatous ad·e·nom·a·tous (ād’n-ŏm’ə-təs, -ō’mə-təs)

Of or relating to adenoma.

Of or relating to various types of glandular hyperplasia.

adenoma ad·e·no·ma (ād’n-ō’mə)
n. pl. ad·e·no·mas or ad·e·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign epithelial tumor having a glandular origin and structure.

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