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adenomyoma

Pronunciation: ad′ĕ-nō-mī-ō′mă

Definition: A benign neoplasm of muscle (usually smooth muscle) with glandular elements; occurs most frequently in the uterus and uterine ligaments.

[G. adēn, gland, + mys, muscle, + -oma, tumor]

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