adenocarcinoma(redirected from adenocarcinoma of the prostate)
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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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A malignant tumor originating in glandular or ductal epithelium and tending to produce acinic structures.
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