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1. tumour

noun. an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose.

Synonyms

  • malignant tumor
  • brain tumour
  • teratoma
  • blastocytoma
  • skin tumor
  • plasmacytoma
  • meningioma
  • blastoma
  • granuloma
  • carcinoid
  • acanthoma
  • neurofibroma
  • adipose tumor
  • growth
  • metastatic tumor
  • neoplasm
  • tumor
  • 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

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Example sentences of the word tumour


1. Noun, singular or mass
They should not be placed on the front of the neck, over the heart or on a known tumour.

2. Particle
Chest pain is due to the growing tumour pressing on one of the large veins in the chest.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
F18 is attached to a synthetic peptide to create a solution that images tumour cells and tumour vasculature.

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