Separation or ectopia of glands or glandular tissue from their usual anatomical sites, e.g., pancreatic glands in the wall of the small intestine, gastric glands in the wall of the esophagus. [adeno- + G. diastasis, a separation]

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Adenodiastasis — (gr.), 1) das Auseinanderstehen, Gespaltensein einer Drüse; 2) regelwidrige Entfernung conglomerirter Drüsen von einander …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • -diastasis — noun combining form (plural diastases) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek diastasis separation 1. : disintegration myelodiastasis …   Useful english dictionary

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