benign tumor


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Noun1.benign tumor - a tumor that is not cancerousbenign tumor - a tumor that is not cancerous  
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
adenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
chondroma - a common benign tumor of cartilage cells
enchondroma - benign slow-growing tumor of cartilaginous cells at the ends of tubular bones (especially in the hands and feet)
fibroma - nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue
myoma - a benign tumor composed of muscle tissue
myxoma - a benign tumor of connective tissue containing jellylike material
neurinoma - tumor (usually benign) of the sheath surrounding a nerve
osteoblastoma - benign tumor of bone and fibrous tissue; occurs in the vertebrae or femur or tibia or arm bones (especially in young adults)
osteochondroma - benign tumor containing both bone and cartilage; usually occurs near the end of a long bone
osteoma - a slow growing benign tumor of consisting of bone tissue; usually on the skull or mandible
papillary tumor, papillary tumour, papilloma, villoma - a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass
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Mature cystic teratoma was the most common benign tumor while serous adenocarcinoma was the commonest malignant tumor among surface epithelial tumors.
Research variables were; type of tumor, type of benign tumor, type of malignant tumor and anatomical site of tumors.
A, 39, and read out a part of the report, which showed that the suspect suffers from a benign tumor in her chest, which could be removed before it spreads to other parts of the body and turns malignant.
Serous cystadenoma was the most common benign tumor comprised of 31.
The Simple Rules include five features that indicate a benign tumor and five features indicative of malignancy, using ultrasound.
An odontogenic myxoma is a rare, benign tumor that is found almost exclusively in the facial bones, usually the mandible.
BENIGN TUMOR DISTRIBUTION ACCORDING EYE & LID: RE LE UL LL Male 31 16 26 21 Female 17 15 24 8
10 Pleomorphic Adenoma is the most common benign tumor followed by Monomorphic Adenomas.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Actress Mary Tyler Moore, 74, who recently underwent a four-hour operation to remove a benign tumor on the lining of her brain is "recovering nicely", her publicist has said.
Sylmar coach Bort Escoto had a grapefruit-sized benign tumor removed from his back Monday, but he was back on the sidelines Tuesday - against doctors' orders.