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From Old French tumour, from Latin tumor (swelling), from tumeō (I bulge, swell). English usage attested since the 16th century.

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tumor (plural tumors) (American spelling)

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

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Tumor is the standard US spelling and an alternative spelling in Canada. Tumour is the standard modern spelling elsewhere.

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tumor m (plural tumors)

  1. tumor

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tumor m

  1. tumor

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tu‧mor

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tumor m (plural tumoren, diminutive tumortje n)

  1. tumour, swelling

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tumor (plural tumores)

  1. tumor

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LatinEdit

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From tumeō (I bulge, swell).

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tumor m (genitive tumōris); third declension

  1. The state of being swollen.
  2. A swelling, tumor.
  3. The swell of the sea.
  4. (of the ground) An elevation, swelling.
  5. (figuratively) A commotion, fermentation, excitement; arrogance.
  6. (rhetoric) An inflated or pompous style, bombast.

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Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tumor tumōrēs
Genitive tumōris tumōrum
Dative tumōrī tumōribus
Accusative tumōrem tumōrēs
Ablative tumōre tumōribus
Vocative tumor tumōrēs

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tumor m (plural tumor)

  1. tumor

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tumor m (plural tumores)

  1. (oncology, pathology) tumor (an abnormal growth)
  2. boil (accumulation of pus)

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

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  • IPA(key): /tûːmor/
  • Hyphenation: tu‧mor

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tȗmor m (Cyrillic spelling ту̑мор)

  1. tumor

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tuˈmoɾ/, [t̪uˈmoɾ]
  • Hyphenation: tu‧mor

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tumor m (plural tumores)

  1. tumor