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1. An abnormal growth of tissue resulting from uncontrolled, progressive multiplication of cells and serving no physiological function; a neoplasm.
2. A swollen part; a swelling: a plant tumor.
tu′mor·al, tu′mor·ous adj.
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tu•mor(ˈtu mər, ˈtyu-)
1. a swollen part; swelling; protuberance.
2. an uncontrolled, abnormal, circumscribed growth of cells in any animal or plant tissue; neoplasm.Also, esp. Brit.,tu′mour.
[1535–45; < Latin: a swelling =tum(ēre) to swell + -or -or1]
tu′mor•ous, tu′mor•al, adj.
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An abnormal growth of tissue resulting from uncontrolled growth of cells and serving no function within the body; a cancerous growth. Tumors can be benign (unlikely to spread to other body parts) or malignant (likely to spread). See Note at cancer.
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|Noun||1.||tumor - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose|
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
angioma - a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
benign tumor, benign tumour, nonmalignant neoplasm, nonmalignant tumor, nonmalignant tumour - a tumor that is not cancerous
blastocytoma, blastoma, embryonal carcinosarcoma - a tumor composed of immature undifferentiated cells
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
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
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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n. bulto o hinchazón; tumor.
crecimiento espontáneo de tejido nuevo en masa que no tiene propósito fisiológico alguno;
diffuse ___ → ___ difuso;
inflammatory ___ → ___ inflamatorio;
medullary ___ → ___ medular;
necrotic ___ → ___ necrótico;
nonsolid ___ → ___ no sólido;
radioresistant ___ → ___ radiorresistente;
radiosensitive ___ → ___ radiosensitivo;
scirrhous ___ → ___ escirroso;
undifferentiated ___ → ___ no diferenciado.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
tumoradj tumoral; n tumor m; benign — tumor benigno; brain — tumor cerebral; desmoid — tumor desmoide; malignant — tumor maligno; Wilms' — tumor de Wilms
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.