adjective see tumor

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  • tumorlike — adjective Resembling a tumor …   Wiktionary

  • tumorlike — adj. resembling a tumor, similar to a tumor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tumorlike — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a tumor …   Useful english dictionary

  • tumor — tumorlike, adj. tumorous, tumoral, adj. /tooh meuhr, tyooh /, n. 1. a swollen part; swelling; protuberance. 2. an uncontrolled, abnormal, circumscribed growth of cells in any animal or plant tissue; neoplasm. 3. Archaic. a. inflated pride;… …   Universalium

  • ameboma — A nodular, tumorlike focus of proliferative inflammation sometimes developing in chronic amebiasis, especially in the wall of the colon. SYN: amebic granuloma. [ameba + G. oma, tumor] * * * am·e·bo·ma (am″e boґmə) a tumorlike mass in t …   Medical dictionary

  • elastoma — A tumorlike deposit of elastic tissue. juvenile e. a connective tissue nevus characterized by an increase in the number and size of the elastic fibers. SEE ALSO: osteodermatopoikilosis. Miescher e. circinat …   Medical dictionary

  • tuberculoma — A rounded tumorlike but nonneoplastic mass, usually in the lungs or brain, due to localized tuberculous infection. [tuberculo + G. oma, tumor] * * * tu·ber·cu·lo·ma t(y)u̇ .bər kyə lō mə n, pl …   Medical dictionary

  • cancer — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin (genitive Cancri), literally, crab; akin to Greek karkinos crab, cancer Date: 14th century 1. capitalized a. a northern zodiacal constellation between Gemini and Leo …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tumor — noun Etymology: Middle English tumour, from Latin tumor, from tumēre Date: 15th century 1. a swollen or distended part 2. an abnormal benign or malignant new growth of tissue that possesses no physiological function and arises from uncontrolled… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • surfer'sknobs — surf·er s knobs (sûrʹfərz) pl.n. Tumorlike skin nodules just below the knees, on the tops of the feet, and often on the toes, common among surfers who paddle in a kneeling position. Also called surfer s knee, surfer s knots. * * * …   Universalium

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