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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.
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neoplasm

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

ne·o·plasm

n. neoplasma, crecimiento anormal de tejido nuevo tal como un tumor.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

neoplasm

n neoplasia (tumor)
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