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tumour

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French tumour, from Latin tumor (swelling), from tumeō (I bulge, swell).

NounEdit

tumour (plural tumours)

  1. (oncology, pathology) An abnormal growth; differential diagnosis includes abscess, metaplasia, and neoplasia.

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin tumor.

NounEdit

tumour ?

  1. tumor (abnormal swelling of an animal's living tissue)
    • 1288,
      Tumour ou enflour

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