oncosis

[ ŏng-kōsĭs ]

n.

Formation of a tumor or tumors.
A condition characterized by swelling.

Nearby words

  1. oncology,
  2. oncolysis,
  3. oncoming,
  4. oncoplastic carcinoma,
  5. oncornavirus,
  6. oncost,
  7. oncotic,
  8. oncotomy,
  9. oncotropic,
  10. oncovin


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