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1. tumor

noun. ['ˈtuːmɝ'] an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose.

Synonyms

  • tumour
  • malignant tumor
  • brain tumour
  • teratoma
  • blastocytoma
  • skin tumor
  • plasmacytoma
  • meningioma
  • blastoma
  • granuloma
  • carcinoid
  • acanthoma
  • neurofibroma
  • adipose tumor
  • growth
  • metastatic tumor
  • neoplasm
  • pheochromocytoma
  • sand tumor
  • nonmalignant tumor
  • psammoma
  • brain tumor
  • neurilemoma
  • celioma
  • embryonal carcinosarcoma
  • malignant neoplasm
  • neuroma
  • benign tumor
  • nonmalignant tumour
  • phaeochromocytoma
  • lipoma
  • angioma
  • pinealoma
  • nonmalignant neoplasm

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • palingenesis
  • narrowing
  • decrease

Etymology

  • tumour (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tumor (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Tumor

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  • okuma
  • plumer
  • humor
  • groomer
  • brumer
  • bruemmer
  • blumer
  • bloomer
  • woomer
  • toomer
  • shumer
  • schumer
  • rumor
  • rumer
  • loomer
  • coomer
  • boomer

Example sentences of the word tumor


1. Noun, singular or mass
This will appear as a large bulge, or a metaphorical rock tumor in the well shaft.

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