benign tumour

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Related to benign tumour: benign tumor, Malignant tumour
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Noun1.benign tumour - a tumor that is not cancerousbenign tumour - 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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1 It's a very rare benign tumour which constitutes 0.
Most of the parotid tumours are benign (80%) and the most common benign tumour is pleomorphic adenoma followed by Warthin's tumour.
The report showed that the patient has a benign tumour in one of her breast, which has not yet spread to the other parts of her body.
The commonest benign tumour in the major salivary glands was pleomorphic adenoma constituting 118 cases (80.
Oncocytoma is a rare benign tumour of the salivary gland accounting for 1% of all benign salivary gland tumours.
In benign tumours serous cyst adenoma was the commonest benign tumour 55%, which is in agreement with studies of Ahmed et al5, Khan et al11 and Ahmed et al12 who also reported same findings with variable frequencies.
He died last week of meningioma, a normally benign tumour.
A spokeswoman for the 74-year-old Hollywood star said she was "recovering nicely" after the operation to remove a benign tumour on the lining of her brain.
The TV veteran's spokesperson revealed last week that the star had been diagnosed with meningioma, a benign tumour of the brain's lining tissue, several years ago and had been monitored by doctors ever since.
It is the same knee which required two previous operations, the first to remove a benign tumour in 1994 and then arthroscopic surgery in December 2002.
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A MEDICAL team led by renowned American plastic surgeon, Dr McKay McKinnon, began a marathon operation in Bucharest yesterday to remove a 80kg benign tumour from a Romanian woman.