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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Papillary carcinoma of the lung is an uncommon form of invasive adenocarcinoma accounting for 7-12% of the lung adenocarcinoma (2).
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Table-3: Frequency of Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 (Her2/neu) expression in gastric adenocarcinoma by immunohistochemistry (IHC) and fluorescence in situ hybridization/chromogenic in situ hybridization (FISH/CISH) in various geographic zones.
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