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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
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Hoy en dia, gracias a los avances en la neurorradiologia intervencionista, el uso de la terapia endovascular [6] se ha incrementado significativamente, pues hay una embolizacion selectiva de la arteria meningea con goma o espiral-bobinas, que produce un efecto devascularizante tumoral en su uso preoperatorio y que disminuye notoriamente el sangrado intraoperatorio.
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Meningeal carcinomatosis is the tumoral invasion of the leptomeninges.
El TAC revelo multiples aereas de coleccion mucinosa peri-hepatica y compromiso tumoral del omento (Fig 2a).
Results: The mast cell count in the tumoral tissue of renal cell carcinoma was significantly higher compared with non-neoplastic renal tissue (p Less than 0.
El dia 8 se le realizo un estudio de resonancia magnetica, se le diagnostico un aparente residual tumoral cerebral y se le programo para que el dia 11 tuviera una reseccion del mismo.
La detection precoce des tumeurs de la vessie est essentielle pour ameliorer la prise en charge therapeutique et le pronostic de cette maladie, qui restent lies au stade et au grade tumoral initial.
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Se solicito analisis de dicho liquido con relevancia de altas cifras de marcador tumoral CA 19.
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Alem do efeito sobre a reabsorcao ossea, existem trabalhos demonstrando o efeito dos BFs diretamente sobre as celulas tumorais, com acao citostatica, inducao de apoptose, inibicao da invasividade tumoral, angiogenese e interferencia nos processos metastaticos (2).
This note thus has the objective of describing a case of exuberant keloidal formation with a tumoral aspect in Melanosuchus niger.