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tumor

noun tu·mor

Medical Definition of tumor

  1. :  an abnormal benign or malignant new growth of tissue that possesses no physiological function and arises from uncontrolled usually rapid cellular proliferation—see cancer 1, carcinoma, sarcoma

  2. tu·mor·like \-ˌlīk\play adjective



Variants of tumor

or chiefly British tu·mour \ˈt(y)ü-mər\play


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