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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.
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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.
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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.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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
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Translations
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svulst
kasvain
tumor
腫瘍
종양
nádor
tumor
tumör
เนื้องอก
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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
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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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

tumor

adj tumoral; n tumor m; benign — tumor benigno; brain — tumor cerebral; desmoid — tumor desmoide; malignant — tumor maligno; Wilms' — tumor de Wilms
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References in periodicals archive ?
Most common pathology in the mandible was dentigerous cyst followed by Keratocystic odontogenic tumor while adenomatoid odontogenic tumor was observed more commonly in maxillary anterior region (Figure 2).
Differential diagnoses: neurofibroma or schwannoma of the buccal branch of the left trigeminal nerve, keratocystic odontogenic tumor or solitary fibrous tumor.
First described by Philipsen in 1956 as "odontogenic keratocyst," it was renamed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2005 as the keratocystic odontogenic tumor (1, 2).
Based on the clinical and radiographic examination, a provisional diagnosis of keratocystic odontogenic tumor was given with the differential diagnoses of ameloblastoma, aneurysmal bone cyst, central giant cell granuloma, and central hemangioma owing to the multilocular radiolucent pattern of the present lesion.
Enucleation of large keratocystic odontogenic tumor at mandible via unilateral sagittal split osteotomy: A report of three cases.
The Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumor (KOT) was the most frequently occurring type in this study, with 16 of the cases (in one case it was found concomitantly with a uni cystic ameloblastoma), followed by ameloblastoma (6) and odontoma (5).
Rajendran, "Syndecan-1 (CD 138) surface expression marks cell type and differentiation in ameloblastoma, keratocystic odontogenic tumor, and dentigerous cyst," Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine, vol.
Chen et al., "Solid variant of keratocystic odontogenic tumor with ameloblastomatous transformation: a case report and review of the literature," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, and Oral Radiology, vol.
Keratocystic odontogenic tumor Clinico-pathological aspects and treatment.
The keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT) was formerly known as the 'odontogenic keratocyst' (OKC) as coined by Philipsen in 1956 [1].
Keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT) is formerly known as odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) [1].
The keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KOT) occurs in the 2nd and 3rd decade in the posterior body or in the ascending ramus of the mandible [22, 23].