neoplasm

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EtymologyEdit

From neo- +‎ plasm, after German Neoplasma.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈniːoʊˌplæzəm/
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NounEdit

neoplasm (plural neoplasms)

  1. (pathology, oncology) An abnormal new growth of disorganized tissue in animals or plants.
    • 1947, William Lincoln Ballenger, ‎Howard Charles Ballenger, ‎John Jacob Ballenger, Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear (page 208)
      Other and less common causes for an oromaxillary fistula are infections, cysts and neoplasms of the maxilla which may destroy the intervening bone, resulting in a fistula between the maxillary sinus and the oral cavity.
    • 2010, BioWare, Mass Effect 2: Lair of the Shadow Broker (Science Fiction), Redwood City: Electronic Arts, PC, scene: Miranda Lawson Dossier: Medical Correspondence:
      While we cannot firmly attribute the cause of the benign neoplasm to the irregularity in your genetic makeup, we can confirm that the progressive damage renders you unable to conceive a child.
    • 2017, Gaballah AH; Jensen CT, “Angiosarcoma: clinical and imaging features from head to toe”, in The British journal of radiology, volume 90, number 1075, British Institute of Radiology, DOI:10.1259/bjr.20170039, PMID 28471264:
      Angiosarcoma is the most-common differentiated malignant neoplasm of the heart and accounts for 10–15% of primary cardiac malignancies.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:neoplasm.

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French néoplasme.

NounEdit

neoplasm n (plural neoplasme)

  1. neoplasm

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