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Tumour

Similar term(s): tumor, solid neoplasm.

Definition:

An abnormal mass of tissue resulting from uncontrolled and excessive cell division.

Tumours can be either benign (localised, without the invasion of other tissues) or malignant (showing progressive invasion of other tissues).

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Benign - Cancer - Malignant

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Tumor
Español: Tumor
Français: Tumeur

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