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cystadenoma

 [sis-tad″ĕ-no´mah]
cystoma blended with adenoma.
mucinous cystadenoma a multilocular, usually benign, tumor produced by ovarian epithelial cells and having mucin-filled cavities.
papillary cystadenoma any tumor producing patterns that are both papillary and cystic; called also papilloadenocystoma.
serous cystadenoma a cystic tumor of the ovary containing thin, clear yellow serum and some solid tissue.

cyst·ad·e·no·ma

(sist'ad-ĕ-nō'mă),
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

cystadenoma

/cys·tad·e·no·ma/ (sis-tad″ĕ-no´mah) adenoma characterized by epithelium-lined cystic masses that contain secreted material, usually serous or mucinous, generally in the ovaries, salivary gland, or pancreas.
mucinous cystadenoma  a multilocular, usually benign, tumor produced by ovarian epithelial cells and having mucin-filled cavities.
papillary cystadenoma 
1. any tumor producing patterns that are both papillary and cystic.
2. a type of adenoma in which the acini are distended by fluids or outgrowths of tissue.
serous cystadenoma  a cystic tumor of the ovary with thin, clear yellow serum and some solid tissue.

cystadenoma

[sis′tədinō′mə] pl. cystadenomas, cystadenomata
Etymology: Gk, kystis + aden, gland, oma, tumor
1 an adenoma associated with a cystoma.
2 an adenoma containing multiple cystic structures. The cysts may be serous, containing serum, or pseudomucinous, containing clear serous fluid or thick, viscid fluid.
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Serous cystadenoma

cyst·ad·e·no·ma

(sist'ad-ĕ-nō'mă)
A histologically benign neoplasm derived from glandular epithelium, in which cystic accumulations of retained secretions are formed.
Synonym(s): cystoadenoma.

cystadenoma

A non-malignant CYST-like growth of glandular tissue.

cystadenoma (sistˈ·aˈ·d·nōˑ·m),

n 1. cystic glandular tumor related to a glandular tumor.
2. a glandular tumor that contains multiple cysts.
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Cystadenoma.

cyst·ad·e·no·ma

(sist'ad-ĕ-nō'mă)
A histologically benign neoplasm derived from glandular epithelium.

cystadenoma (sist´adənō´mə),

n an adenoma with the development of cystic spaces caused by dilation of acinar or ductal structures.
cystadenoma, papillary, lymphomatosum (Warton's tumor),
n a benign salivary gland tumor that consists of numerous cystic spaces lined by a double layer of epithelium. A dense aggregate of lymphocytes containing germinal centers surrounds the cystic spaces.

cystadenoma

cystoma blended with adenoma.

mucinous cystadenoma
a multilocular, usually benign, tumor produced by ovarian epithelial cells and having mucin-filled cavities.
papillary cystadenoma
any tumor producing patterns that are both papillary and cystic; called also papilloadenocystoma.
serous cystadenoma
a cystic tumor of the ovary containing thin, clear yellow serum and some solid tissue.