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 usually rapid cellular proliferation — called also neoplasmtumoral adjectivetumorlike adjective

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  • Tumor — Tu mor, n. [L., fr. tumere to swell: cf. F. tume[ u]r. See {Tumid}.] 1. (Med.) A morbid swelling, prominence, or growth, on any part of the body; especially, a growth produced by deposition of new tissue; a neoplasm. [1913 Webster] 2. Affected… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tumor — m. oncol. Massa o protuberancia de uno o varios tejidos debida a una proliferación celular de naturaleza benigna o maligna. Medical Dictionary. 2011. tumor …   Diccionario médico

  • Tumor — Sm Geschwulst erw. fach. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. tumor Geschwulst , zu l. tumēre geschwollen sein .    Ebenso nndl. tumor, ne. tumo(u)r, nfrz. tumeur, nschw. tumör, nnorw. tumor; Tuberkulose. Zur germanischen Verwandtschaft s.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • tumor — tȗmor m DEFINICIJA pat. ograničen neupalni izrast na ljudima, životinjama i biljkama koji nastaje iz postojećeg tkiva, bujanje novih stanica potiskuje zdravo tkivo; novotvorina, neoplazma, blastom SINTAGMA benigni tumor pat. tumor koji nije… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • tumor — tumor, *neoplasm, malignancy, cancer can all denote an abnormal growth or mass of tissue. Tumor, the most general term, is applicable to any such growth or mass in or on the surface of the body of a human being, animal, or plant {the term tumor… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • tumor — (Del lat. tumor, ōris). m. Med. Masa de células transformadas, con crecimiento y multiplicación anormales. tumor benigno. m. Med. El formado por células muy semejantes a las normales, que permanece en su localización primaria y no produce… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • tȗmor — m pat. ograničen neupalni izrast na ljudima, životinjama i biljkama koji nastaje iz postojećeg tkiva, bujanje novih stanica potiskuje zdravo tkivo; novotvorina, neoplazma, blastom ∆ {{001f}}benigni ∼ pat. tumor koji nije maligan; dobroćudan,… …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • tumor — (n.) 1540s, from L. tumor swelling, condition of being swollen, from tumere to swell (see THIGH (Cf. thigh)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Tumor — Tumor: Der medizinisch fachsprachliche Ausdruck für »Geschwulst« ist eine gelehrte Entlehnung neuerer Zeit aus lat. tumor »das Anschwellen, die Geschwulst«. Dies gehört seinerseits zu lat. tumere »geschwollen sein«, das mit lat. tumultus »Unruhe …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • tumor — tumor. См. бластома. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • tumor — tumor. = neoplasm (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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