nonmalignant tumor

Definitions of nonmalignant tumor
  1. noun
    a tumor that is not cancerous
    synonyms: benign tumor, benign tumour, nonmalignant neoplasm, nonmalignant tumour
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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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