nonmalignant tumor

Definitions of nonmalignant tumor
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n a tumor that is not cancerous

Synonyms:
benign tumor, benign tumour, nonmalignant neoplasm, nonmalignant tumour
Types:
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adenoma
a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
chondroma
a common benign tumor of cartilage cells
enchondroma
benign slow-growing tumor of cartilaginous cells at the ends of tubular bones (especially in the hands and feet)
fibroma
nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue
myoma
a benign tumor composed of muscle tissue
myxoma
a benign tumor of connective tissue containing jellylike material
neurinoma
tumor (usually benign) of the sheath surrounding a nerve
osteoblastoma
benign tumor of bone and fibrous tissue; occurs in the vertebrae or femur or tibia or arm bones (especially in young adults)
osteochondroma
benign tumor containing both bone and cartilage; usually occurs near the end of a long bone
osteoma
a slow growing benign tumor of consisting of bone tissue; usually on the skull or mandible
papillary tumor, papillary tumour, papilloma, villoma
a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass
fibroadenoma
benign and movable and firm and not tender tumor of the breast; common in young women and caused by high levels of estrogen
fibroid, fibroid tumor
benign tumor containing fibrous tissue (especially in the uterus)
lymphadenoma
an abnormally enlarged lymph node
leiomyoma
benign tumor of smooth muscle (usually in the uterus or digestive tract)
rhabdomyoma
benign rumor of striated muscle
Type of:
neoplasm, tumor, tumour
an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose

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