adjective Date: 1547 of, relating to, or resembling a tumor <
tumorous cells
a tumorous growth

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  • Tumorous — Tu mor*ous, a. [L. tumorosus inflated.] [1913 Webster] 1. Swelling; protuberant. [R.] Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster] 2. Inflated; bombastic. [R.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tumorous — ˈt(y)ümərəs adjective Etymology: Late Latin tumorosus, from Latin tumor + osus ose 1. obsolete a. : swollen b …   Useful english dictionary

  • tumorous — Swollen; tumorlike; protuberant. * * * tu·mor·ous t(y)üm (ə )rəs adj of, relating to, or resembling a tumor <a tumorous disease> * * * tu·mor·ous (tooґmər əs) neoplastic (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • tumorous — tumour (US tumor) ► NOUN ▪ a swelling of a part of the body caused by an abnormal growth of tissue, whether benign or malignant. DERIVATIVES tumorous adjective. ORIGIN Latin tumor, from tumere to swell …   English terms dictionary

  • tumorous — See tumoral. * * * …   Universalium

  • tumorous — adjective a) Pertaining to or having the appearance of a tumor. b) Covered with tumors …   Wiktionary

  • tumorous — Synonyms and related words: allergic, anemic, apoplectic, arthritic, bellied, bilious, bug eyed, bulged, cancerous, chlorotic, colicky, consumptive, dropsical, dyspeptic, edematous, encephalitic, epileptic, exophthalmic, goggle, goggled,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tumorous — adj. having tumors, containing tumors; concerning tumors; of or pertaining to the abnormal swelling of any part of the body; of or pertaining to a lump of abnormal tissue serving no physiological purpose (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tumorous — tu·mor·ous …   English syllables

  • DNAJA3 — DnaJ (Hsp40) homolog, subfamily A, member 3 PDB rendering based on 2ctt …   Wikipedia

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