Glossary Term:

Title

fibroadenoma

Phonetic

<b>fi</b>-bro-<b>ad</b>-uh-<b>NO</b>-muh

Description

a breast tumor made of fibrous and glandular tissue that is not cancer. On a clinical breast exam or breast self-exam, it usually feels like a firm, round, smooth lump. These usually occur in young women. See also glandular tissue.