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adenoma:

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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adenoma

[‚ad·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor of glandular origin and structure.
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Chatra, "Atypical case of periapical adenomatoid odontogenic tumor," Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, vol.
Intraparenchymatous adenomatoid tumor dependent on the rete testis: A case report and review of literature.
Glodman, "Nephrogenic metaplasia (nephrogenic adenoma, adenomatoid tumor) of the bladder," The Journal of Urology, vol.
Aggressive adenomatoid odontogenic tumor of mandible showing root resorption: A histological case report.
Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation is an embrionic developmental disorder characterized by cystic enlargement and overgrowth of terminal bronchioles which are surrounded by various epithelial cells.
The final diagnosis of adenomatoid tumor was made (Figure 3).
Of four cases with cardiac malposition due to extracardiac anomalies, one had congenital diaphragmatic hernia and other had cystic adenomatoid malformation.
In congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation, an absence of bronchial cartilage leads to air trapping.
A thoraco-amniotic shunt may be indicated to treat a primary pleural effusion or a large cyst in a congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation.