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tu·mor

 (to͞o′mər, tyo͞o′-)
n.
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.

[Middle English tumour, from Latin tumor, from tumēre, to swell; see teuə- in Indo-European roots.]

tu′mor·al, tu′mor·ous adj.

tu•mor

(ˈtu mər, ˈtyu-)

n.
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.

tu·mor

(to͞o′mər)
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tumor - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purposetumor - 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
nádor
svulst
kasvain
tumor
腫瘍
종양
nádor
tumor
tumör
เนื้องอก
khối u

tumor

وَرَم nádor svulst Tumor όγκος tumor kasvain tumeur tumor tumore 腫瘍 종양 tumor svulst guz tumor опухоль tumör เนื้องอก ur khối u 肿瘤

tu·mor

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.

tumor

adj tumoral; n tumor m; benign — tumor benigno; brain — tumor cerebral; desmoid — tumor desmoide; malignant — tumor maligno; Wilms' — tumor de Wilms
References in periodicals archive ?
Marsupialization and enucleation of keratocystic odontogenic tumor with the use of Carnoy's solution [in Serbian], Vojnosanit Pregl 2010; 67(5):431-5.
In 2005, the World Health Organization (WHO) defined keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT) as a benign unior multi-cystic intraosseous tumor of odontogenic origin with a characteristic lining of parakeratinized stratified squamous epithelium and with the potential for aggressive infiltrative behavior.
In the analysis of mandibular radiolucencies, clinical entities such as ameloblastoma and keratocystic odontogenic tumor must be considered since they are usually found in lower jaw, especially in the posterior part of the mandible.
1) In 2005, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) as a keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT).
Background and Objectives: Keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT) is a fairly common oral and maxillofacial lesion that is derived from remnants of the dental lamina.
No positive staining was observed in any of the dentigerous cysts and keratocystic odontogenic tumor linings.
Keratocystic odontogenic tumor is a cystic lesion arising from dental laminal epithelium and is usually found in the mandible or maxilla.
One was the inclusion of the keratocystic odontogenic tumor in the category of benign tumors; it was no longer categorized as an odontogenic cyst.
The keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT), formerly known as the odontogenic keratocyst (OKC), received its new designation in order to better convey its neoplastic nature.
The differential diagnosis for a multilocular, radiolucent lesion in the body of the mandible is ameloblastoma, keratocystic odontogenic tumor (parakeratinizing odontogenic keratocyst), odontogenic myxoma or central giant cell lesion.
Due to the aggressiveness, invasiveness and ability to recur, new WHO classification has now named this cyst keratocystic odontogenic tumor.