tumor: an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
A tumor or tumour is the name for a neoplasm or a solid lesion formed by an abnormal growth of cells (termed neoplastic) which looks like a swelling. Tumor is not synonymous with cancer. A tumor can be benign, pre-malignant or malignant, whereas cancer is by definition malignant.
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A growth of abnormal tissue characterised by progressive, uncontrolled proliferation of cells.
an abnormal swelling or growth. It can be benign or malignant. It is also known as a neoplasm.
an abnormal growth of tissue resulting from uncontrolled multiplication of cells and serving no physiological function. A tumour can be benign or malignant.
(Lat. tumor, a swelling), a term applied, from the earliest period of medical literature, to any swelling of which the nature and origin were unknown. Thus used in its most literal sense, the word is of purely clinical derivation and has no pathological significance of any kind. ...
Proliferation of cells growing out of control that can occur throughout the entire body.
Any unusual growth or lump within a tissue. It can be benign if it is not likely to spread to other tissues or malignant if it can spread to other tissues
A swelling or enlargement caused by overgrowth of cells within the body or any organ of the body.
A mass or lump, ,which may consist of blood clot, neoplastic cells, a cyst.
any abnormal growth of tissue that can be either benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous).
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An abnormal mass of tissue from unregulated disordered growth which persists even though the initiating stimulus has been removed
Abnormal growth of tissue.
A mass of cells that may be benign or cancerous
This is a swelling, growth or enlargement of body tissue that has no purpose. It can be a harmless benign lump, or it may be a malignant tumour such as a cancer which has the potential to spread throughout the body.