tumour

US tumor

/ (ˈtjuːmə) /

noun

pathol
  1. any abnormal swelling
  2. a mass of tissue formed by a new growth of cells, normally independent of the surrounding structures
obsolete pompous style or language

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Derived forms of tumour

tumorous or tumoral, adjective

Word Origin for tumour

C16: from Latin, from tumēre to swell
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