What does adenoma mean?

Definitions for adenomaˌæd nˈoʊ mə; -mə tə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adenoma(noun)

    a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin


  1. adenoma(Noun)

    A benign tumour of the epithelium arising from or resembling a gland.


  1. Adenoma

    An adenoma is a benign tumor of glandular origin. Adenomas can grow from many organs including the colon, adrenal glands, pituitary gland, thyroid, prostate, etc. Although these growths are benign, over time they may progress to become malignant, at which point they are called adenocarcinomas. Even while benign, they have the potential to cause serious health complications by compressing other structures and by producing large amounts of hormones in an unregulated, non-feedback-dependent manner.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Adenoma

    A benign epithelial tumor with a glandular organization.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adenoma in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adenoma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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