What does tumour mean?

Definitions for tumour

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tumour.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tumor, tumour, neoplasm(noun)

    an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tumour

    tū′mor, n. a morbid swelling on any of the cutaneous, mucous, or serous surfaces in any part of the body, of independent growth. [L. tumortumēre, to swell.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tumour' in Nouns Frequency: #2184


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tumour in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tumour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kishor Tiwari:

    Loan waivers are not the solution; it is like a simple dressing for a cancer tumour. You need to excise the tumour and address the cause of the disease.

  2. Glenn Flux:

    If we personalise treatment according to the radiation dose delivered to the tumour, then we should have a better outcome, i think it will have a huge impact.

  3. Peter Humphrey:

    We arrive here with a heavy toll on our health, i have a prostate tumour and Ying has kidney disease. Humphrey, who has disputed allegations of wrongdoing, said during his time in jail, prison officers deliberately obstructed his requests for the appropriate medical attention.

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