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cystadenoma

Pronunciation: sist'ad-e-no'ma

Definition: A histologically benign neoplasm derived from glandular epithelium, in which cystic accumulations of retained secretions are formed; in some instances, considerable portions of the neoplasm, or even the entire mass, may be cystic.

Synonym(s): cystoadenoma

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