tumor, tumour, neoplasm(noun)
an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. tumor—tumēre, to swell.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'tumour' in Nouns Frequency: #2184
The numerical value of tumour in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of tumour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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.
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.
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.
What we see in slow motion with the marbled crayfish evolution is something that happens during the very early stages of tumour formation, in many ways, the invasive expansion of [the marbled crayfish] is analogous to a cancerous lineage spreading asexually at the expense of its host.
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