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Medical Term:

adenodiastasis

Pronunciation: ad′ĕ-nō-dī-as′tă-sis

Definition

Separation or ectopia of glands or glandular tissue from their usual anatomic sites, pancreatic glands in the wall of the small intestine, gastric glands in the wall of the esophagus.

[adeno- + G. diastasis, a separation]

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