adenosclerosis


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adenosclerosis

 [ad″ĕ-no-sklĕ-ro´sis]
hardening of a gland.
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adenosclerosis

An obsolete term for induration of a tissue of a gland or lymph node, which may be benign and reactive (e.g., fibrosis) or malignant (e.g., desmoplasia).
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