a swollen part; swelling; protuberance.
an uncontrolled, abnormal, circumscribed growth of cells in any animal or plant tissue; neoplasm.
inflated pride; haughtiness.
pompous language; bombast.
1540s, from Latin tumor “swelling, condition of being swollen,” from tumere “to swell” (see thigh).
tumor tu·mor (tōō’mər, tyōō’-)
An abnormal growth of tissue resulting from uncontrolled, progressive multiplication of cells and serving no physiological function; a neoplasm.
A swollen part; a swelling.
See neoplasm. See Note at cancer.
An abnormal mass of new tissue growth that serves no function in the body. Tumors are usually classified as benign or malignant and are often caused by cancer.
The stomach: eliminating the protruding tummy
[1869+; fr a childish pronunciation of stomach]
a swollen part; swelling; protuberance. an uncontrolled, abnormal, circumscribed growth of cells in any animal or plant tissue; neoplasm. Archaic. inflated pride; haughtiness. pompous language; bombast. Contemporary Examples But research is indicating that CBD-rich strains of the plant actually have anti-tumoral properties. Ricki Lake: The ‘Weed the People’ Filmmaker on Why We Should Legalize Marijuana […]
. a literary work that describes an antiutopia.
the act or practice of ; inoculation with . Contemporary Examples To be sure, I do think this is one of the best arguments for universal vaccination: parents don’t send any message by vaccination. Why You Should Vaccinate Your Sons for HPV Megan McArdle June 2, 2013 Of course not—the delivery of vaccine from manufacturer […]
the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineering, applied science, and pure science. the application of this knowledge for practical ends. the terminology of an art, science, etc.; technical nomenclature. a scientific […]