nonmalignant tumor

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Noun1.nonmalignant tumor - a tumor that is not cancerousnonmalignant tumor - a tumor that is not cancerous  
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
adenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
chondroma - a common benign tumor of cartilage cells
enchondroma - benign slow-growing tumor of cartilaginous cells at the ends of tubular bones (especially in the hands and feet)
fibroma - nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue
myoma - a benign tumor composed of muscle tissue
myxoma - a benign tumor of connective tissue containing jellylike material
neurinoma - tumor (usually benign) of the sheath surrounding a nerve
osteoblastoma - benign tumor of bone and fibrous tissue; occurs in the vertebrae or femur or tibia or arm bones (especially in young adults)
osteochondroma - benign tumor containing both bone and cartilage; usually occurs near the end of a long bone
osteoma - a slow growing benign tumor of consisting of bone tissue; usually on the skull or mandible
papillary tumor, papillary tumour, papilloma, villoma - a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass
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He has called the brain surgery to remove a nonmalignant tumor from the right side of his frontal lobe, a part of his brain overseeing judgment and impulse control, a "curse" on his life.
Simultaneously, because of the lower number of malignant adnexal tumors compared to that of nonmalignant tumor, our results cannot be applied to purely oncological centers where the prevalence of malignant cases is higher.
In the present study, we analyzed the protein expression pattern of malignant and nonmalignant tumor cells under forced suspension cultures that mimics a homeless condition.
Castleman's disease is a relatively rare disorder characterized by a massive nonmalignant tumor in the lymphoid tissues.
That is, if a nonmalignant tumor develops below a cat's nipple, it can stretch the skin at the top of the mass.
The lesions may have an overgrowth of scaly tissue, plugging of hair follicles, and abnormally dilated small blood vessels that result in a nonmalignant tumor. A thin appearance to the skin, called atrophic scarring, as well as loss of color in the skin, called dyspigmentation, may occur in older lesions, and if the condition involves the scalp, there may be permanent scarring and loss of hair.
This is consistent with the recent findings by Yang et al,3 who reported that noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasms with papillary-like nuclear features (NIFTP), which are nonmalignant tumors, were pooled in cytologically indeterminate nodules with benign or intermediate sonographic findings.