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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Inverted papilloma is a rare benign neoplasm that usually originates in the lateral nasal wall.
Cellular angiofibroma: a benign neoplasm distinct from angiomyofibroblastoma and spindle cell lipoma.
1% of all odontogenic tumors) benign neoplasm composed by varying amounts of inactive-looking odontogenic epithelium embedded in a neoplastic mature and fibrous stroma.
Neurofibroma is an uncommon benign neoplasm which originates from nerves that is composed of Schwann cells, perineural cells and fibroblasts.
While they can be multiple and can involve lymph nodes, sclerosing hemangioma/pneumocytoma is a benign neoplasm clinically.
Papillomas are the most common benign neoplasm of the tracheobronchial tree and occur in multiple and solitary forms.
Angiomyolipoma is the most common benign neoplasm responsible for WS, while renal cell carcinoma is the most common malignant neoplasm [4].
Odontogenic fibroma is a benign neoplasm that presents as a painless expansion of the cortical plates.
1) This appearance is indicative of a benign neoplasm of fat tissue.
A parathyroid adenoma is a benign neoplasm of parathyroid parenchymal cells.
It represents a benign neoplasm of uncertain histogenesis, which often infiltrates through medullary spaces, and is characterized by certain histologic features, notably, the absence of mitotic figures.
A lesion with the classic histologic features of HTT, without capsular or vascular invasion, almost invariably behaves as a benign neoplasm.

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