nonmalignant tumor

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Related to nonmalignant tumor: tumour, Benign neoplasm, Benign growth
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Noun1.nonmalignant tumor - a tumor that is not cancerousnonmalignant 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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Castleman's disease is a relatively rare disorder characterized by a massive nonmalignant tumor in the lymphoid tissues.
Mandrell had a nonmalignant tumor pushing up under the nail on her left big toe, resulting in surgery that kept her sidelined for almost six weeks.
The lesions may have an overgrowth of scaly tissue, plugging of hair follicles, and abnormally dilated small blood vessels that result in a nonmalignant tumor.