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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-n-oh-muh]
    • /ˌæd nˈoʊ mə/
    • /ˌæ.dɪ.ˈnəʊm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-n-oh-muh]
    • /ˌæd nˈoʊ mə/

Definitions of adenoma word

  • noun adenoma a tumour, usually benign, occurring in glandular tissue 3
  • noun adenoma a tumour having a glandlike structure 3
  • noun adenoma a benign tumor of glandular origin or with a glandlike cell arrangement 3
  • noun plural adenoma a benign tumor originating in a secretory gland. 1
  • noun plural adenoma a benign tumor of glandlike structure. 1
  • noun adenoma A benign tumor formed from glandular structures in epithelial tissue. 1

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Origin of adenoma

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
From New Latin, dating back to 1865-70; See origin at aden-, -oma

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Parts of speech for Adenoma


adenoma popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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