adenocarcinoma

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adenocarcinoma:

see neoplasmneoplasm
or tumor,
tissue composed of cells that grow in an abnormal way. Normal tissue is growth-limited, i.e., cell reproduction is equal to cell death. Feedback controls limit cell division after a certain number of cells have developed, allowing for tissue repair
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adenocarcinoma

[¦ad·ən‚ō‚kär·sən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant tumor originating in glandular or ductal epithelium and tending to produce acinic structures.
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Nasal adenocarcinoma is characterized by neoplastic proliferation of secretory epithelial cells in ethmoidal region of respiratory tract and it have been reported in sheep, goats, cattle, pigs, horses and buffaloes (Wilson and Dungworth 2002 and De las Heras et al.
Antemortem diagnosis of nasal adenocarcinoma would have carried a guarded to poor prognosis.
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