The nerve fibres may be spread out all round the tumour, or may run only on one side of it.
This tumour I examined every four or five years for above thirty years.
Paracentesis was again performed several times, and a tumour was perceived to have formed in the lower part of the abdomen.
Cold water is then thrown against the spot where the tumour lies.
The origin of the tumour from bone may be revealed by the presence of egg-shell crackling, and by examination with the X-rays.
If the tumour is discovered early, its growth may be entirely stopped by this means.
Such a tumour may be met with in any part of the abdominal wall, but the chief situations are as follows.
"It may be a tumour; we must wait and see," said Dr. Jameson.
The myzon, or tumour forceps, was a toothed instrument of the dissecting forceps type.
When the tumour is not likely to cause difficulty it may be wise to close the abdomen.
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.