Understanding the neurophysiology of the brain, therefore, would seem to be as exculpatory as finding a tumor in it.
But the reasoning only made sense if the tumor grew in a linear, predictable way.
Cook took over for Jobs for two months in 2004 while Jobs recovered from surgery to remove a tumor from his pancreas.
I had a scan at 7:30 in the morning, and it clearly showed a tumor on my pancreas.
Six months later, Jerri was still stuck at the South Pole and, despite rounds of chemo, her tumor was growing rapidly.
On auscultation a blowing murmur may, in some instances, be heard over the tumor.
If the tumor is large, more than one incision may be necessary.
Percussion yields a sound of muffled resonance, due to the tubular nature of the tumor.
The name of a syphilitic swelling or tumor is gumma (plural, gummata).
And in the parotitis, or mumps, the breasts of women swell, when the tumor of the parotitis subsides.
tumor tu·mor (tōō'mər, tyōō'-)
An abnormal growth of tissue resulting from uncontrolled, progressive multiplication of cells and serving no physiological function; a neoplasm.
A swollen part; a swelling.