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Definitions of tumor

  1. an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A morbid swelling, prominence, or growth, on any part of the body; especially, a growth produced by deposition of new tissue; a neoplasm. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. An abnormal swelling or growth within or upon the body. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. A local swelling on any part of the body. tumour. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for tumor

  1. The tumor may involve the soft tissues of the head. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  2. This led to the discovery of an internal tumor which, in their judgment, could not be removed without causing immediate death. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White