Origin: Anc Greek αδήν/aden(=gland, tube)
+ (-ωμα)/oma(suffix meaning "complete set of" or a condition eg disease condition )
(plural –omas but according Greek plural -ώματα –the plural type of -omata is more correct)
Adenoma is a benign tumor with glandular characteristics. The malignant transformation of adenoma is called adenocarcinoma.