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organoid

 [or´gah-noid]
1. resembling an organ.
2. a structure that resembles an organ.

or·ga·noid

(ōr'gă-noyd),
1. Resembling in superficial appearance or in structure any of the organs or glands of the body.
See also: histoid.
2. Composed of glandular or organic elements and not of a single tissue; pertaining to certain neoplasms (for example, an adenoma) that contain cytologic and histologic elements arranged in a pattern that closely resembles or is virtually identical to a normal organ.
See also: histoid.
3. Synonym(s): organelle
[organo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

organoid

/or·ga·noid/ (or´gah-noid)
1. resembling an organ.
2. a structure that resembles an organ.

organoid

[ôr′gənoid]
Etymology: Gk, organon + eidos, form
1 adj, resembling an organ.
2 n, any structure that resembles an organ in appearance or function, specifically an abnormal tumor mass. See also organelle.

or·ga·noid

(ōr'gă-noyd)
1. Resembling in superficial appearance or in structure any of the organs or glands of the body.
2. Composed of glandular or organic elements, and not of a single tissue; pertaining to certain neoplasms that contain cytologic and histologic elements arranged in a pattern that closely resembles that of a normal organ.
See also: histoid
3. Synonym(s): organelle.
[organo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

or·ga·noid

(ōr'gă-noyd)
1. Resembling in superficial appearance or in structure any of the organs or glands of the body.
2. Composed of glandular or organic elements, and not of a single tissue.
3. Synonym(s): organelle.
[organo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

organoid

1. resembling an organ.
2. a structure that resembles an organ.
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