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fibroadenoma

[fahy-broh-ad-n-oh-muh] /ˌfaɪ broʊˌæd nˈoʊ mə/
noun, plural fibroadenomas, fibroadenomata
[fahy-broh-ad-n-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌfaɪ broʊˌæd nˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a benign tumor originating from glandular tissue, as in the female breast.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; fibro- + adenoma
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fibroadenoma in Medicine

fibroadenoma fi·bro·ad·e·no·ma (fī'brō-ād'n-ō'mə)
n.
A benign tumor usually in breast tissue, derived from glandular epithelium and composed of dense epithelial and fibroblastic tissue. Also called fibroid adenoma.

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