Noun Adenomata Definition and Examples


Noun:

Adenomata

Pronunciation:

/ˌadɪˈnəʊmə/

Definition:
1.

noun

A benign tumour formed from glandular structures in epithelial tissue.
  1. 'The number of patients with neoplastic lesions, adenomas, adenomas 1 cm or more in diameter and adenocarcinoma was similar in both groups.'
  2. 'Important clinical and biological differences exist between the adenoma carcinoma sequence and ulcerative colitis associated neoplasia.'


noun, plural adenomas, adenomata[ad-n-oh-muh-tuh]/ˌæd nˈoʊ mə tə/(Show IPA). Pathology.

1. a benign tumor originating in a secretory gland.

2. a benign tumor of glandlike structure.

Origin:

adenoma

Late 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek adēn ‘gland’.

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