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adenomyosis

Pronunciation: ad′ĕ-nō-mī-ō′sis

Definition: The ectopic occurrence or diffuse implantation of adenomatous tissue in muscle (usually smooth muscle).

[G. adēn, gland, + mys, muscle, + -osis condition]

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