tumorous

adjective tu·mor·ous \ ˈtü-mə-rəs , ˈtyü- ; ˈtüm-rəs , ˈtyüm- \

Definition of tumorous

: of, relating to, or resembling a tumor
  • tumorous cells
  • a tumorous growth

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1547


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tumorous

adjective tu·mor·ous \ ˈt(y)üm-(ə-)rəs \

medical Definition of tumorous

: of, relating to, or resembling a tumor
  • a tumorous disease

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