neoplasm

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noun neo·plasm \ˈnē-ə-ˌpla-zəm\

Definition of neoplasm

  1. :  tumor 2

Examples of neoplasm in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of neoplasm

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1863


Medical Dictionary

neoplasm

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noun neo·plasm \ˈnē-ə-ˌplaz-əm\

Medical Definition of neoplasm

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



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