adenomatous polyp of stomach


adenomatous polyp of stomach
a benign growth in the epithelium of the stomach, usually in the antrum, with branching tubules or fingerlike projections and glandular tissue; it may be premalignant or a sign of malignancy nearby. Called also gastric adenoma.

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