Definition of Tumorous

1. a. Swelling; protuberant.



Definition of Tumorous

1. Adjective. Pertaining to or having the appearance of a tumor. ¹

2. Adjective. Covered with tumors. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tumorous

1. tumor [adj] - See also: tumor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumorous

tumor virus
tumoral
tumorectomy
tumored
tumorgenesis
tumoricidal
tumorigeneses
tumorigenesis
tumorigenic
tumorigenicities
tumorigenicity
tumorless
tumorlike
tumorogenesis
tumorogenic
tumorous (current term)
tumors
tumorsphere
tumour
tumour-infiltrating lymphocyte
tumour-specific transplantation antigens
tumour angiogenesis factor
tumour angiogenic factor
tumour antigens
tumour burden
tumour cell
tumour debulking
tumour embolism
tumour escape

Literary usage of Tumorous

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1. The Thyroid Gland by Cleveland Clinic Foundation, George Washington Crile (1922)
"These conditions rarely occur in uncomplicated non-tumorous thyroids, ... 4, A) The normal thyroid is a uniform uncomplicated non- tumorous gland with two ..."

2. Surgical Diseases of the Chest by Carl Beck (1907)
"tubular diaphragm for the circumscribed tumorous area besides, ... The tube should be as near the tumorous area as possible, the distance of the tubal wall ..."

3. Practical surgery, diagnostic, therapeutic and operative by Burnett Roswell Hubbard (1911)
"A bursa is a tumorous growth, akin to a synovial cyst. ... Another form of tumorous growth, and one springing from bony structures, is called exostosis. ..."

4. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... as indicated by the occurrence of non-tumorous and tumorous lesions, is enhanced by the addition of cocoa. 91-1414. ..."

5. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1920)
"The activity of catalase and of oxidase is found to be considerably greater in tumorous than in healthy tissue, due evidently to the decrease in ..."

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