adenoma

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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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Invasion is characteristic of thyrotroph adenomas, silent corticotroph adenomas, and the unusual plurihormonal silent subtype 3 adenomas.
To investigate that targeting USP8 with its specific inhibitor might exhibit an anticancer effect in the corticotroph adenomas, we first examined the effect of USP8 inhibitor on downstream protein levels including EGFR, ERBB2, and Met.
9) Galectin-3 (Gal-3) is highly expressed in functioning corticotroph adenomas of the pituitary gland, while silent adenomas exhibit very focal to null expression of Gal-3.