neoformation

[ nee-oh-fawr-mey-shuh n ]
/ ˌni oʊ fɔrˈmeɪ ʃən /

noun Pathology.

a new and abnormal growth of tissue; tumor; neoplasm.

Nearby words

  1. neocystostomy,
  2. neodymium,
  3. neoencephalon,
  4. neoexpressionism,
  5. neofascism,
  6. neogaea,
  7. neogaean,
  8. neogene,
  9. neogenesis,
  10. neoglaciation

Origin of neoformation


Related formsne·o·for·ma·tive [nee-oh-fawr-muh-tiv] /ˌni oʊˈfɔr mə tɪv/, adjective

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