neoplasm

noun neo·plasm \ ˈnē-ə-ˌpla-zəm \

Definition of neoplasm

: tumor 1

Examples of neoplasm in a Sentence

  1. removed a neoplasm from the patient's abdomen

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Origin and Etymology of neoplasm

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

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Medical Dictionary

neoplasm

noun neo·plasm \ ˈnē-ə-ˌplaz-əm \

medical Definition of neoplasm

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


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