Last modified on 17 July 2014, at 18:37

tumour

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

tumour (plural tumours)

  1. UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada spelling of tumor.

Usage notesEdit

  • Tumour is the standard modern British and Commonwealth spelling (including Canada), and tumor is the standard American spelling.

Derived termsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin tumor.

NounEdit

tumour ?

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

DescendantsEdit