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Medical Term:

Warthin tumor

Pronunciation: warth'in


benign glandular tumor arising in the parotid gland and composes of two rows of eosinophilic epithelial cells, which are often cystic and papillary, together with a lymphoid stroma.

Synonym(s): adenolymphoma, papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum

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