fibroadenoma

A benign (noncancerous) tumor that usually forms in the breast from both fibrous and glandular tissue. Fibroadenomas are the most common benign breast tumors.

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  • Fibroadenoma — of the breast is an encapsulated benign tumor characterized by proliferation of both glandular and stromal elements.DiagnosisA fibroadenoma is usually diagnosed through clinical examination, ultrasound, mammography and often a biopsy sample of… …   Wikipedia

  • fibroadenoma — m. oncol. Tumor benigno formado por tejido conjuntivo fibroso y glandular. Es habitual en el tejido mamario de mujeres jóvenes. No suele precisar extirpación quirúrgica. Medical Dictionary. 2011. fibroadenoma …   Diccionario médico

  • fibroadenoma — s. m. [Medicina] Tumor glandular formado de tecido conjuntivo fibroso. = ADENOFIBROMA   ‣ Etimologia: fribro[ma] + grego adén, énos, glândula …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Fibroadenoma — El tumor benigno más común de la mama femenina es el fibroadenoma. Como su nombre indica, es una neoplasia formada por el tejido fibroso y grandular. Ocurre en cualquier etapa del período reproductivo de la vida y es algo más frecuente antes de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • fibroadenoma — /fuy broh ad n oh meuh/, n., pl. fibroadenomas, fibroadenomata / meuh teuh/. a benign tumor originating from glandular tissue, as in the female breast. [1890 95; FIBRO + ADENOMA] * * * …   Universalium

  • fibroadenoma — noun A benign tumour of the breast …   Wiktionary

  • fibroadenoma — A benign neoplasm derived from glandular epithelium, in which there is a conspicuous stroma of proliferating fibroblasts and connective tissue elements; commonly occurs in breast tissue. giant f. a massive benign f. seen mostly in adolescent… …   Medical dictionary

  • fibroadenoma — fi·bro·a·de·nò·ma s.m. TS med. tumore benigno di alcune ghiandole, spec. della mammella, caratterizzato da marcata proliferazione di tessuto connettivo fibroso associata a iperplasia benigna del tessuto ghiandolare {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1934.… …   Dizionario italiano

  • fibroadenoma — pl.m. fibroadenomi …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • fibroadenoma — n. adenoma that contains fibrous tissue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fibroadenoma — fi·bro·adenoma …   English syllables

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