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adeno-

1.
a combining form meaning “gland,” used in the formation of compound words:
adenovirus.
Also, especially before a vowel, aden-.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of adḗn gland; akin to Latin inguen groin
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British Dictionary definitions for adeno

adeno-

combining form
1.
gland or glandular: adenoid, adenology
Word Origin
New Latin, from Greek adēn gland
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adeno in Medicine

adeno- or aden-
pref.
Gland: adenectomy.

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