neoplasm [ nee- uh-plaz- uhm ] SHOW IPA / ˈni əˌplæz əm / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Pathology. a new, often uncontrolled growth of abnormal tissue; tumor. QUIZZES QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
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OTHER WORDS FROM neoplasm ne·o·plas·tic [nee- uh- plas-tik], /ˌni əˈplæs tɪk/, adjective Words nearby neoplasm neophilia
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Example sentences from the Web for neoplasm noun pathol any abnormal new growth of tissue; tumour Derived forms of neoplasm neoplastic ( ˌniːəʊˈplæstɪk), adjective
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n. An abnormal new growth of tissue that grows by cellular proliferation more rapidly than normal, continues to grow after the stimuli that initiated the new growth cease, shows partial or complete lack of structural organization and functional coordination with the normal tissue, and usually forms a distinct mass of tissue which may be either benign or malignant. Other words from neoplasm ne′o•plas ( ′tic -plăs) ′tĭk adj.
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An abnormal growth of tissue in animals or plants. Neoplasms can be benign or malignant. Also called tumor Other words from neoplasm neoplastic adjective ( nē′ə-plăs) ′tĭk
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