- inflated pride; haughtiness.
- pompous language; bombast.
Origin of tumor
Examples from the Web for tumor
His tumor had spread, and the next six years became a painful game of catch-up, one that he ultimately failed.
But the reasoning only made sense if the tumor grew in a linear, predictable way.
These drugs block the growth and spread of cancer by interfering with specific molecules involved in tumor growth.
The tumor in his colon had spread to four of his lymph nodes and penetrated the bowel wall.
That something unexpected was a tumor the size of a grapefruit in his chest.
Capt. Clark discovers a tumor rising on the inner side of his ankle this evening which was painfull to him.The Journals of Lewis and Clark|Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
The structure of this tumor is after the type of gland tissue.
The tumor usually begins in the mucous membrane and rapidly extends through the muscularis mucos into the submucous coat.
Finally, microscopic examination of the growing portions of the tumor by a pathologist will be found most satisfactory.
These may attain an enormous size in comparison with the tumor of the stomach.
Word Origin and History for tumor
1540s, from Latin tumor "swelling, condition of being swollen," from tumere "to swell" (see thigh).