neoplasm

noun
neo·​plasm | \ ˈnē-ə-ˌpla-zəm How to pronounce neoplasm (audio) \

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Examples of neoplasm in a Sentence

removed a neoplasm from the patient's abdomen
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First Known Use of neoplasm

1863, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neoplasm

borrowed from German Neoplasma, from neo- neo- + -plasma -plasm (perhaps as Greco-Latin rendering of German Neubildung, Gewebsneubildung)

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“Neoplasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neoplasm. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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neoplasm

noun
neo·​plasm | \ ˈnē-ə-ˌplaz-əm How to pronounce neoplasm (audio) \

Medical Definition of neoplasm

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

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