- Resembling in superficial appearance or in structure any of the organs or glands of the body.
- Composed of glandular or organic elements and not of a single tissue; pertaining to certain neoplasms (an adenoma) that contain cytologic and histologic elements arranged in a pattern that closely resembles or is virtually identical to a normal organ.
[organo- + G. eidos, resemblance]
See Also: histoid
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