Definition of Neoplasm

1. Noun. An abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose.

Definition of Neoplasm

1. n. A new formation or tissue, the product of morbid action.

Definition of Neoplasm

1. Noun. (context: pathology oncology) An abnormal new growth of disorganized tissue in animals or plants. ¹

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Definition of Neoplasm

1. a tumor [n -S] - See also: tumor

Medical Definition of Neoplasm

1. New and abnormal growth of tissue, which may be benign or cancerous. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neoplasm

neoplasm (current term)
neoplasm: gallium imaging
neoplasm circulating cells
neoplasm invasiveness
neoplasm metastasis
neoplasm seeding
neoplasm staging
neoplasm transplantation
neoplasms by histologic type
neoplasms by site
neoplastic arachnoiditis
neoplastic cell
neoplastic endocrine-like syndromes

Literary usage of Neoplasm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1892)
"JWW] TREPHINING FOR CEREBRAL neoplasm. NIXON describes (Hied. ... The neoplasm was removed and the wound treated by the usual methods. ..."

2. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1904)
"THE neoplasm THEORY OF LEUKEMIA, WITH REPORT OF A CASE SUPPORTING THIS VIEW. ... but a phenomenon secondary to the neoplasm and dependent directly upon it. ..."

3. Differential diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1912)
"If bilateral, they are usually due to congenital cystic kidneys; if unilateral, some form of renal neoplasm is usually the diagnosis. ..."

4. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"neoplasm of the Lung (a) PRIMARY neoplasmS.—The primary neoplasms are exceedingly rare and these are usually carcinomatous, taking their origin in a ..."

5. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1890)
"By a process of exclusion, however, he had concluded that the neoplasm lodged in the abdomen was confined to the liver. A few features in the history of the ..."

6. Surgical Diseases and Surgery of the Dog by Cecil French (1906)
"This malignant form of neoplasm occurs only in animals of advanced age, growing at the ... This neoplasm is frequently overlooked in the earlier stages ..."

7. The American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children (1916)
"The assistant then grasps the uterus in his hand and through a water-cooled vaginal speculum the cautery is applied to the neoplasm. The temperature of the ..."

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