acanthoma adenoides cysticum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

acanth +‎ -oma (tumor consisting of a specified cell) + from Ancient Greek adenoeides (adenoeides, glandular), from aden (aden, gland) + Latin cystis (cyst).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ə.kænˈθoʊ.mə/ + IPA(key): /ˈæd.nɔɪd/, /ˈæd.n̩ɔɪd/ + IPA(key): /ˈsɪs.tɪ.kʌm/

Noun[edit]

acanthoma adenoides cysticum (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) A cystic tumor that is hereditary and occurs on the chest and face among other regions.