exophytic

[ĕk′sə-fĭtĭk]

adj.

Growing outward. Used of a tumor or oral lesion.

Nearby words

  1. exophthalmic,
  2. exophthalmic goiter,
  3. exophthalmic goitre,
  4. exophthalmic ophthalmoplegia,
  5. exophthalmos,
  6. exoplanet,
  7. exoplasm,
  8. exopod,
  9. exopodite,
  10. exopterygote


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