benign tumor

n.

A tumor that does not metastasize or invade and destroy adjacent normal tissue.

Nearby words

  1. bucolics,
  2. bucovina,
  3. bucranium,
  4. bucureşti,
  5. bucyrus,
  6. bud fission,
  7. bud mutation,
  8. bud scale,
  9. bud sport,
  10. bud stick


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