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ne·o·plasm

 (nē′ə-plăz′əm)
n.
An abnormal new growth of tissue in animals or plants; a tumor.

ne′o·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.

neoplasm

(ˈniːəʊˌplæzəm)
n
(Pathology) pathol any abnormal new growth of tissue; tumour
neoplastic adj

ne•o•plasm

(ˈni əˌplæz əm)

n.
a new, often uncontrolled growth of abnormal tissue; tumor.
[1860–65]
ne`o•plas′tic (-ˈplæs tɪk) adj.

neoplasm

any abnormal formation or growth of tissue such as a tumor. — neoplastic, adj.
See also: Growth
any abnormal formation or growth of tissue, as a tumor. — neoplastic, adj.
See also: Body, Human
the abnormal development of benign or cancerous tissue. — neoplastic, adj.
See also: Cancer
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neoplasm - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purposeneoplasm - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
acanthoma, skin tumor - a neoplasm originating in the epidermis
angioma - a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
blastocytoma, blastoma, embryonal carcinosarcoma - a tumor composed of immature undifferentiated cells
brain tumor, brain tumour - a tumor in the brain
carcinoid - a small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract; usually associated with excessive secretion of serotonin
celioma - an abdominal tumor
granuloma - a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
adipose tumor, lipoma - a tumor consisting of fatty tissue
malignant neoplasm, malignant tumor, metastatic tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
meningioma - a tumor arising in the meninges which surround the brain and spinal cord; usually slow growing and sometimes malignant
neurilemoma, neurofibroma - tumor of the fibrous covering of a peripheral nerve
neuroma - any tumor derived from cells of the nervous system
phaeochromocytoma, pheochromocytoma - a vascular tumor of the adrenal gland; hypersecretion of epinephrine results in intermittent or sustained hypertension
pinealoma - tumor of the pineal gland
plasmacytoma - neoplasm of plasma cells (usually in bone marrow)
psammoma, sand tumor - a tumor derived from fibrous tissue of the meninges or choroid plexus or certain other structures associated with the brain; characterized by sandlike particles
teratoma - a tumor consisting of a mixture of tissues not normally found at that site
Translations

ne·o·plasm

n. neoplasma, crecimiento anormal de tejido nuevo tal como un tumor.

neoplasm

n neoplasia (tumor)
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The final histologic evaluation of the excised biopsy specimen yielded a diagnosis of a well-differentiated neuroendocrine neoplasm (typical carcinoid).
There are few documented cases of neoplasms in ramphastid birds and to our knowledge, this is the first report of a renal neoplasm in a channel-billed toucan.
If a well-differentiated neoplasm originates from the renal capsule or renal sinus and the tumour is hypovascular or avascular on angiograms, the diagnosis of renal sarcoma should be considered.
Microscopically, the histologic features of this neoplasm are quite distinctive.
Renal lymphangioma is a rare, benign mesenchymal neoplasm that commonly presents as a cystic lesion in the renal sinus and perinephric space; about 50 cases have been described so far in the literature.
Extraappendiceal mucin with epithelial cells characterizes the mucinous neoplasm with a high rate of recurrence.
At our institution, prior to implementation of the current BSRTC, the general category of suspicious" was further subclassified as either "suspicious for follicular neoplasm," "suspicious for Hurthle cell neoplasm," or "suspicious for malignancy.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN), a rare and aggressive hematologic malignancy for which there is no effective treatment.
Of patients with vesical diverticulae, 2 - 7% show neoplasm development within the diverticulae.
Mucinous cystic neoplasm of the liver (MCN) is uncommon and sometimes misdiagnosed as Echinococcal cyst, especially when patient with history of echinococcus infection.
Approximately 27% of the patients had at least one colorectal neoplasm, and 4% had at least one NP-CRN.
An ongoing safety study found the postoperative bowel treatment showed a "numerical imbalance" in the number of cardiovascular and neoplasm cases categorized as serious and adverse events among alvimopan-treated patients.