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Definition of "adenoma" []

  • A benign epithelial tumor having a glandular origin and structure. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "adenoma" in a sentence
  • "If another mutation allows this ensemble of cheats to grow, it could give rise to what is called an adenoma."
  • "Colon cancer in humans also underwent graded and discrete changes in its progression, from a noninvasive premalignant lesion called an adenoma to the highly invasive terminal stage called an invasive carcinoma."
  • "Fetal adenoma, which is a formation of gland tissue from the remains of fetal structures in the gland; 3."