adenocarcinoma

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(ad″ĕ-nō-kar″sĭn-ō′mă)

[adeno- + carcinoma]
A malignant tumor that originates in glandular tissues, e.g., the breast, the pancreas, or the prostate.
SYN: SEE: glandular carcinoma
adenocarcinomatous (-măt-ŭs), adj.

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