a growth of abnormal tissue which grows at a faster rate than normal tissue and serves no function there.
Aswelling caused by cells reproducing at an increased rate. An abnormal growth of cells which may or may not be cancerous
Another word for cancerous lump. 'Benign tumour' can be used to mean non-cancerous lump.
abnormal growth of tissue (a lesion).
An excessive growth of cells resulting from uncontrolled and disorderly cell replacement; tumours may be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous).
abnormal mass of tissue resulting from excessive cell division. Tumours may be either benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous)
a new growth of tissue in which cell multiplication is uncontrolled and progressive.
an abnormal swelling or growth. It can be benign or malignant. It is also known as a neoplasm.
A growth or mass of abnormal tissue which resembles the normal tissue in structure, but which fulfils no useful function and which grows at the expense of the body. Tumours may be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (spread and infiltrate adjacent tissue)
Any abnormal swelling in or on any part of the body.This term is usually used when the swelling is as a result of an overgrowth of cells.
An abnormal growth that may be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous).
Growth of tissues that perform no useful function, sometimes due to cancer.
Is a medical word which simply means abnormal swelling, and tumours of the pituitary gland are virtually never malignant or cancerous.
Any swelling, whether oedema or a mass, resulting from malformation, inflammation or repair; may be either benign or malignant.
Abnormal growth that when located in the brain can either be malignant and directly destroy brain tissue or be benign and disrupt functioning by increasing intra-cranial pressure.
An abnormal growth of solid tissue that may be malignant or benign
A swelling caused by the uncontrolled growth of cells. Tumours are also called neoplasms, which means that they are composed of new and actively growing tissue. Their growth is faster than that of normal tissue, continuing after cessation of the stimuli that evoked the growth.
a collection or lump of cells, and can either be benign or malignant (cancerous)
a Latin word meaning swelling
a lump or growth of abnormal cells
a lump or growth of tissue that can form in various parts of the body and there are two main types, benign and malignant
a mass of new tissue growth that does not react to normal controls or the organizing influence of other tissues, and it has no useful function in the body
a medical term for a growth or a lump
an abnormal proliferation of cells that does not respond to normal control mechanisms and persists even when the initiating stimulus has stopped
a possibility, but if so then it seems to be benign
a proliferation of connective tissue
A lump or mass of cells which can either be benign or malignant. Also known as a neoplasm.
an abnormal growth of tissue resulting from uncontrolled multiplication of cells and serving no physiological function. A tumour can be benign or malignant.
means an abnormal proliferation of cells.
Abnormal swelling or growth of new cells. When appearing in the abdominal area the function of the urinary system may also be affected.
a mass of abnormally growing cells that serve no useful bodily function. Tumours can be either benign or malignant.
An abnormal growth of tissue. A benign tumour remains localised. It does not spread to other parts of the body. A malignant tumour (cancer) invades surrounding tissue and may infiltrate the blood and lymphatic vessels. A malignant tumour may spread to other parts of the body.
a lump of tissue caused by an abnormal growth of cells, can be benign or malignant Viruses: a minute particle that is capable of replication but only within living cells. They infect animals, plants and microorganisms.
collection of cells to form a lump
an abnormal mass that occurs when cells in a certain area reproduce unchecked; can be cancerous (malignant) or noncancerous (benign)
A swelling or lump. Tumours can be benign (not cancerous) or malignant (cancerous).
abnormal growth of tissue. The word tumour is often used instead of saying â€œcancerâ€.
an abnormal mass of tissue that results from uncontrolled excessive cell division. Tumours can either be benign (not cancerous) or malignant.
An abnormal lump of tissue formed by a collection of cells. It may be benign or malignant
Abnormal lump of cells that grows in the body; can be benign or can spread to other parts of the body
This is an abnormal growth of tissue which can be either benign or malignant.
A lump or group of cells. A tumour can be either benign (without cancer) or malignant (with cancer).
An abnormal mass or swelling of tissue. Tumours may occur anywhere in the body. A tumour may be benign (harmless) or malignant (cancerous). Also known as a neoplasm.
Any abnormal swelling or growth of tissue, whether benign or malignant. An abnormal growth, in rate and structure, that arises from normal tissue, but serves no physiological function SN neoplasm
A lump or mass of cells that can be either benign or malignant. Also known as a neoplasm.
A swelling in or on the body. Usually refers to an abnormal growth of cells in body tissue.
an abnormal growth of cells or tissues
An abnormal benign or malignant mass of tissue that is not inflammatory, arises without obvious cause from cells of pre-existent tissue, and possesses no physiological function.
Any mass of cells can be called a tumour. A tumour is not necessarily malignant (cancerous),it can be non-malignant or benign.
an abnormal lump or mass of tissue.
An abnormal growth of tissue. It may be localised (benign) or invade nearby tissues (malignant) or distant tissues (metastatic).
Overgrowth of tissue.