adeno-, aden-, adeni-

(Greek: gland or glands, glandular [from “acorn”])

periadenitis
Inflammation of the tissues surrounding or around gland.
polyadenitis
Inflammation (adenitis) of several or many glands; especially with reference to the cervical group.
polyadenopathy, polyadenosis
Adenopathy affecting many lymph nodes.
polyadenous
Pertaining to or involving many glands.
poradenitis
Inflammation of lymph nodes with formation of small abscesses.
scleradenitis (s) (noun); scleradenitises, scleradenitides (pl)
Inflammation and induration (hardening or thickening) of a gland.
sialaden
A salivary gland.
sialadenectomy
Excision of any one of the salivary glands, usually one of the major salivary glands, particularly the parotid and submandibular glands.
sialadenitis, sialoadenitis
Inflammation of a salivary gland or glands; also, sialitis.

Chronic nonspecific sialadenitis consists of a chronic inflammatory swelling of a major salivary gland, often characterized by recurrent exacerbations. It is sometimes the result of infection secondary to duct obstruction, for instance by a calculus.

sialadenography
Radiography of the salivary glands after the instillation of opaque contrast medium into the ducts. Also called: sialangiography, sialoadenography, sialoangiography, and ptyalograpy.
sialadenosis
A disease of the salivary gland.
sialadenotomy
1. Incision into a salivary gland which may be performed to drain an abscess or to remove a calculus.
2. Excision of any one of the salivary glands, usually one of the major salivary glands, particularly the parotid and submandibular glands; also, sialoadenectomy.
sialadenotropic
1. Having an influence on the salivary glands.
2. Having an affinity for the salivary glands.
sialoadenectomy
Excision of a salivary gland.
sialoadenotomy
Incision of a salivary gland.