At the very pinnacle of bliss; euphoric; on a cloud: She came back home and he’s on cloud nine (1950s+)
Blissfully happy, as in Ever since he proposed to her, her parents have been on cloud nine. The exact allusion of nine in this term is unclear, and different figures, especially seven (perhaps alluding to seventh heaven), are sometimes substituted. [ ; mid-1900s ]
1. a combining form meaning “tumor,” “mass,” used in the formation of compound words: oncogenic. combining form 1. denoting a tumour: oncology word-forming element meaning “bulk, mass,” especially in medical use, “tumor,” from Latinized form of Greek onko-, comb. form of onkos “bulk, size, mass, body.” onco- pref.
oncocyte on·co·cyte (ŏng’kə-sīt’) n. A large granular acidophilic tumor cell having numerous mitochondria.
- Oncocytic hepatocellular tumor
oncocytic hepatocellular tumor on·co·cyt·ic hepatocellular tumor (ŏng’kə-sĭt’ĭk) n. A tumor in which malignant hepatocytes are intersected by fibrous lamellated bands.
oncocytoma on·co·cy·to·ma (ŏng’kō-sī-tō’mə) n. pl. on·co·cy·to·mas or on·co·cy·to·mata (-mə-tə) A glandular tumor that is chiefly composed of oncocytes, occurring most often in the salivary glands.