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ameloblastoma

 [ah-mel″o-blas-to´mah]
a locally invasive, highly destructive tumor of the jaw; called also adamantinoma.
pituitary ameloblastoma craniopharyngioma.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

am·e·lo·blas·to·ma

(am'ĕ-lō-blas-tō'mă),
A benign odontogenic epithelial neoplasm that histologically mimics the embryonal enamel organ but does not differentiate from it to the point of forming dental hard tissues; it behaves as a slowly growing expansile radiolucent tumor, occurs most commonly in the posterior regions of the mandible and tends to recur if inadequately excised.
[ameloblast + G. -oma, tumor]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ameloblastoma

A locally aggressive but almost invariably benign tumour that arises from the odontogenic epithelium in a fibrous stroma of the mandible or maxilla, which is more common in males in their 40s.
 
Management
Wide local excision; may recur.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

ameloblastoma

Adamantinoma A locally-aggressive, but almost invariably benign tumor that arises from the odontogenic epithelium in a fibrous stroma of the mandible or maxilla, which is most common in ♂ in the 4th decade Treatment Wide local excision; may recur
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

am·e·lo·blas·to·ma

(am'el'ō-blas-tō'mă)
A benign odontogenic epithelial neoplasm; it behaves as a slowly growing expansile radiolucent tumor, occurs most commonly in the posterior regions of the mandible, and has a marked tendency to recur if inadequately excised.
[ameloblast + G. -oma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ameloblastoma

A BENIGN tumour arising from the tissue that gives rise to the tooth internal lining. Ameloblastomas usually occur in the lower jaw (mandible) and are also known as adamantinomas.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

am·e·lo·blas·to·ma

(am'el'ō-blas-tō'mă)
Benign odontogenic epithelial neoplasm that histologically mimics the embryonal enamel organ but does not differentiate from it to the point of forming dental hard tissues; behaves as a slowly growing expansile radiolucent tumor; occurs most commonly in the posterior regions of the mandible and tends to recur if inadequately excised.
[ameloblast + G. -oma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012