Definition of Malignant tumor
1. Noun. A tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body.
Generic synonyms: Neoplasm, Tumor, Tumour, Malignance, Malignancy
Specialized synonyms: Carcinosarcoma, Cancer, Malignant Neoplastic Disease, Angiosarcoma, Myeloma, Neuroblastoma, Neuroepithelioma, Retinoblastoma
Lexicographical Neighbors of Malignant Tumor
Literary usage of Malignant tumor
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Diseases of Women by Harry Sturgeon Crossen (1922)
"A malignant tumor starting deep in the uterine wall may at first cause ... Another point which should be kept in mind is that a malignant tumor which at ..."
2. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1910)
"malignant tumor OF UNDESCENDED TESTICLE. BY OG PFAFF, MD, Indianapolis. ... The mass was considered to be a malignant tumor of the undescended left testicle ..."
3. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1897)
"THREE CASES OF malignant tumor OF THE ORBIT. BY GEORGE C. HARLAN, MI)., PHILADELPHIA, PA. The great variety and grave significance of orbital diseases make ..."
4. The Popular Science Monthly (1893)
"For a long time there has been a prevailing belief that extirpation of a quiescent malignant tumor only serves to stimulate the extension of the disease. ..."