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See also: Adeno and adeno-



Clippings, ultimately from Ancient Greek ἀδήν (adḗn, gland). Compare the suffix adeno-.


adeno (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, informal) Clipping of adenovirus.
    adeno infection
  2. (pathology, informal) Clipping of adenomyosis.
    • 2020 April 25, Phil Lutton, “'I'm so lucky': Olympic star tells of cervical cancer scare”, in The Sydney Morning Herald[1]:
      "I went back to surgery to get two mirena [an hormonal intrauterine device] inserted to treat my adeno," she said. "What followed was three months of pain and illness and discomfort. I think I vomited every day, pretty much.