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neoplasm

noun neo·plasm \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: 1863

neoplasm

noun neo·plasm \ˈnē-ə-ˌplaz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEOPLASM

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

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