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Adenoma

A tumor that is not cancer. It starts in gland-like cells of the epithelial tissue (thin layer of tissue that covers organs, glands, and other structures within the body). NIH - National Cancer Institute

Terms to know

Epithelium
A thin layer of tissue that covers organs, glands, and other structures within the body....
Glands
A group of cells that secrete substances. Endocrine glands secrete hormones. Exocrine glands secrete salt,...
Tissue
A group of cells that act together to carry out a specific function in the body. Examples include muscle tiss...

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