mesonephroma

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mesonephroma

 [mez″o-nĕ-fro´mah]
clear cell adenocarcinoma.

mes·o·ne·phro·ma

(mez'ō-ne-frō'mă),
Obsolete term for a relatively rare malignant neoplasm of the ovary and corpus uteri, thought to originate in mesonephric structures that become misplaced in ovarian tissue during embryonic development; characterized by a tubular pattern, with focal proliferation of epithelial cells with clear cytoplasm or of the hob-nail type; so-called glomeruloid structures are reported, that is, small convolutions or tufts of tiny tubate formations with capillaries extending into the spaces.
[mesonephros + -oma, tumor]

mesonephroma

/mes·o·ne·phro·ma/ (-nĕ-fro´mah) clear cell adenocarcinoma.

mes·o·ne·phro·ma

(mez'ō-nĕ-frō'mă)
A rare malignant neoplasm of the ovary and corpus uteri, thought to originate in mesonephric structures that become misplaced in ovarian tissue during embryonic development.
Synonym(s): clear cell carcinoma, mesometanephric carcinoma.
[mesonephros + -oma, tumor]

mesonephroma

a malignant tumor of the female genital tract, usually the ovary, formerly thought to arise from mesonephric rests. Two types are recognized: one of müllerian duct derivation, the other an embryonal tumor which may also arise in the testis.