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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.

neoplasm

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

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.

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
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
Translations

ne·o·plasm

n. neoplasma, crecimiento anormal de tejido nuevo tal como un tumor.

neoplasm

n neoplasia (tumor)
References in classic literature ?
I should have looked into my own heart, and found this new growth springing up there, and plucked it out while it was young.
touring cars and fame and a new growth of hair and the presidency of the boat club.
The pines still stand here older than I; or, if some have fallen, I have cooked my supper with their stumps, and a new growth is rising all around, preparing another aspect for new infant eyes.
It opened to the ground, and looked into a most miserable corner of the neglected garden, upon a rank ruin of cabbage-stalks, and one box tree that had been clipped round long ago, like a pudding, and had a new growth at the top of it, out of shape and of a different colour, as if that part of the pudding had stuck to the saucepan and got burnt.
The uptorn trees are not rooted again; the parted hills are left scarred; if there is a new growth, the trees are not the same as the old, and the hills underneath their green vesture bear the marks of the past rending.
HANNAH STEPHENSON shows you how to get a dazzling display of large blooms from Group 2 hybrid clematis, which flower firstly in spring and early summer on shoots produced in the previous year, then in mid and late summer on new growth.
Global Banking News-January 24, 2018--India's ICICI bank says it is looking for new growth opportunities
They rarely make new growth if cut back into old wood so it is best if yours are dug up and replaced.
The government unveiled on March 31 a plan to improve financial support for new growth engines by making the process more efficient.
New Growth Press has formed a strategic new partnership with GRACE (Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment) to help each organization better fulfill its mission.
Cut back Oriental poppies which have finished flowering, to encourage new growth ?
NEW GROWTH New growth coming through And China and India Are looking for steel to Build new cities and cars And I am coughing and Barking like a dog Life is fun and games In the rain and sunshine I can do so many things Having been around the Block a few times The autumn days must Remain and the gutters Will be tested with the Snow and rain New growth in its new Industrial parks and Retail centres the shelves Should be full of supply And demand And if new houses come Through and debts are paid Back the country could be Back on its feet and our Children could have a bright Future and our Island is Sailing in the Cosmic glow And computers are running Fast and slow KENNETH MOOD, Swalwell.