neoplasm


neo·plasm

noun \ˈnē-ə-ˌpla-zəm\

Definition of NEOPLASM

:  tumor 2

Examples of NEOPLASM

  1. <removed a neoplasm from the patient's abdomen>

Origin of NEOPLASM

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1864

neo·plasm

noun \ˈnē-ə-ˌplaz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEOPLASM

: a new growth of tissue serving no physiological function : tumor

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