Papillary tumor
: A tumor shaped like a small mushroom with its stem attached to the inner lining of the bladder.

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papilloma.

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  • Papillary tumor — A papillary tumor is a tumor shaped like a small mushroom, with its stem attached to the epithelial layer (inner lining) of an organ. External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=46240 Papillary tumor] entry in the public …   Wikipedia

  • papillary tumor — noun a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass • Syn: ↑papilloma, ↑villoma, ↑papillary tumour • Hypernyms: ↑benign tumor, ↑benign tumour, ↑nonmalignant tumor, ↑nonmalignant tumour, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • papillary tumor — A tumor shaped like a small mushroom, with its stem attached to the epithelial layer (inner lining) of an organ …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • papillary tumour — noun a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass • Syn: ↑papilloma, ↑villoma, ↑papillary tumor • Hypernyms: ↑benign tumor, ↑benign tumour, ↑nonmalignant tumor, ↑nonmalignant tumour, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Papillary thyroid cancer — is the most common type of thyroid cancer in America, but not worldwide.Fact|date=April 2008 It occurs more frequently in women and presents in the 30 40 year age group. It is also the predominant cancer type in children with thyroid cancer, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Papillary fibroelastoma — A papillary fibroelastoma is a primary tumor of the heart that typically involves one of the valves of the heart. Papillary fibroelastomas, while considered generally rare, make up about 10 percent of all primary tumors of the heart.cite journal… …   Wikipedia

  • papillary cystadenoma — 1. any tumor producing patterns that are both papillary and cystic. 2. a type of adenoma in which the acini are distended by fluid or by outgrowths of tissue. Called also papillary cystic adenoma …   Medical dictionary

  • papillary adenocarcinoma — polypoid adenocarcinoma an adenocarcinoma whose tumor elements are arranged as fingerlike processes or as a solid spherical nodule projecting from an epithelial surface. See also papillary carcinoma …   Medical dictionary

  • papillary cystadenoma of thyroid — a benign tumor of the thyroid gland with branching papillae and cystlike cavities; it may be an early stage of papillary carcinoma …   Medical dictionary

  • papillary fibroelastoma — the most common heart valve tumor, composed of a characteristic cluster of hairlike projections consisting of collagen surrounded by elastic fibers and connective tissue and covered by endothelium, attached to a valve or to the papillary muscles …   Medical dictionary

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