HyperDic: tumor

English > 1 sense of the word tumor:
NOUNstatetumor, tumour, neoplasman abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
tumor > pronunciation
Soundstuw'mer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > tumor: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAn abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose.
Synonymstumour, neoplasm
Narroweracanthoma, skin tumorA neoplasm originating in the epidermis
angiomaA tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
benign tumor, benign tumour, nonmalignant tumor, nonmalignant tumour, nonmalignant neoplasmA tumor that is not cancerous
blastoma, blastocytoma, embryonal carcinosarcomaA tumor composed of immature undifferentiated cells
brain tumor, brain tumourA tumor in the brain
carcinoidA small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract
celiomaAn abdominal tumor
granulomaA tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
lipoma, adipose tumorA tumor consisting of fatty tissue
malignant tumor, malignant neoplasm, metastatic tumorA tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
meningiomaA tumor arising in the meninges which surround the brain and spinal cord
neurofibroma, neurilemomatumor of the fibrous covering of a peripheral nerve
neuromaAny tumor derived from cells of the nervous system
pheochromocytoma, phaeochromocytomaA vascular tumor of the adrenal gland
pinealomatumor of the pineal gland
plasmacytomaneoplasm of plasma cells (usually in bone marrow)
psammoma, sand tumorA tumor derived from fibrous tissue of the meninges or choroid plexus or certain other structures associated with the brain
teratomaA tumor consisting of a mixture of tissues not normally found at that site
Broadergrowth(pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
Spanishneoplasia, neoplasma, tumor
Catalanneoplasma, tumor
Adjectivesantitumorused in the treatment of cancer

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