malignant tumor


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Noun1.Malignant tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the bodymalignant tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
carcinosarcoma - a malignant neoplasm composed of carcinoma and sarcoma extensively intermixed
malignance, malignancy - (medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death
cancer, malignant neoplastic disease - any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
angiosarcoma - a rare malignant neoplasm arising from vascular tissue; usually occurs in the breast and skin and is believed to originate from the endothelial cells of blood vessels
myeloma - a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow
neuroblastoma - malignant tumor containing embryonic nerve cells; usually metastasizes quickly
neuroepithelioma - malignant tumor of the neuroepithelium
retinoblastoma - malignant ocular tumor of retinal cells; usually occurs before the third year of life; composed of primitive small round retinal cells
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16 Note: Table made from pie chart DISTRIBUTION OF TUMOR Left Eye Right Eye Total Upper Eyelid 24 38 62 Lower Eyelid 25 29 54 Both Eyelid 1 3 4 Total 50 70 120 Distribution of Tumor Right Eye 58% Left Eye 32% Upper Lid 52% Lower Lid 45% Both Lid 3% Note: Table made from pie chart Malignant Tumor Distribution Meibomian Gland Carcinoma 46.
The commonest malignant tumor was malignant fibrous histiocytoma, which constituted 25% of all malignant soft tissue tumors in the present study which was comparable to the studies of Fang [6] and Tsujimoto.
A hospital spokesman described it as a ``grade IV'' malignant tumor, a potential worst-case scenario for the popular relief pitcher who spent most of his career with the Kansas City Royals.
Malignant tumor showed heterogeneous proportion of solid and cystic component with size range from 11x7 cms to 22x15 cms.
Cribriform adenocarcinoma of the tongue is a rare malignant tumor that originates in the tongue base.
Hemangiopericytoma is a rare malignant tumor formed from pericytes winding around the capillaries (17).
Transplanted tumor: In an unusual event, a surgeon has accidentally transplanted a patient's malignant tumor cells into his own body.
Histopathologic examination of the scalp specimen determined that it was an ulcerated, malignant tumor with features of both a benign and malignant neoplasm adjacent to each other (figure 1).
The community has already rallied to the youngster's aid in several ways, including a haircut-athon and garage sale to raise money to treat the malignant tumor on the youngster's brain stem.
Malignant tumor cells take longer to die than healthy cells and generally repair damage to their DNA more quickly and thoroughly.
White et al warned that radiologic or visual evidence of bone erosion or the presence of a local recurrence (probably as a result of an incomplete removal) can be misinterpreted by the radiologist as a malignant tumor.