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See also: Tumor, tumör, and tümör

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Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Noun

tumor (plural tumors) (American spelling)

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

Usage notes

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

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Catalan

 
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Noun

tumor m (plural tumors)

  1. tumor

Czech

Noun

tumor m

  1. tumor

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Dutch

 
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Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tu‧mor

Noun

tumor m (plural tumoren, diminutive tumortje n)

  1. tumour, swelling

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Interlingua

Noun

tumor (plural tumores)

  1. tumor

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Latin

Etymology

From tumeō (I bulge, swell).

Pronunciation

Noun

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.

Inflection

Third declension.

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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Portuguese

Noun

tumor m (plural tumores)

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

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Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

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

Noun

tȗmor m (Cyrillic spelling ту̑мор)

  1. tumor

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Spanish

Noun

tumor m (plural tumores)

  1. tumor