cylindroma

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cylindroma cyl·in·dro·ma (sĭl'ən-drō'mə)
n.
A type of epithelial tumor characterized by islands of neoplastic cells embedded in a cylindrical hyalinized stroma formed from ducts of glands; it occurs especially in the salivary glands, skin, and bronchi and is frequently malignant. Also called cylindroadenoma.

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