mesonephroma

mesonephroma

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