adenoma

Definitions of adenoma
  1. noun
    a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
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    types:
    fibroadenoma
    benign and movable and firm and not tender tumor of the breast; common in young women and caused by high levels of estrogen
    lymphadenoma
    an abnormally enlarged lymph node
    type of:
    benign tumor, benign tumour, nonmalignant neoplasm, nonmalignant tumor, nonmalignant tumour
    a tumor that is not cancerous
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