exophytic

exophytic

 [ek″so-fit´ik]
growing outward; in oncology, proliferating externally or on the surface epithelium of an organ or other structure in which the growth originated.

ex·o·phyt·ic

(ek'sō-fit'ik),
1. Pertaining to an exophyte.
2. Denoting a neoplasm or lesion that grows outward from an epithelial surface.

exophytic

/exo·phyt·ic/ (ek″so-fit´ik) growing outward; in oncology, proliferating on the exterior or surface epithelium of an organ or other structure in which the growth originated.

exophytic

[ek′səfit′ik]
Etymology: Gk, exo + phyton, plant
pertaining to the tendency to grow outward, such as a tumor that grows into the lumen of a hollow organ rather than into the wall.

ex·o·phyt·ic

(eks'ō-fit'ik)
1. Pertaining to an exophyte.
2. Denoting a neoplasm or lesion that grows outward from an epithelial surface.

exophytic

Of a tumour that grows outward from a surface, implying low malignancy or non-malignancy.

ex·o·phyt·ic

(eks'ō-fit'ik)
1. Pertaining to an exophyte.
2. Denoting a neoplasm or lesion that grows outward from an epithelial surface.

exophytic (ek″sofit´ik),

adj developing externally.

exophytic

growing outward; in oncology, proliferating externally or on the surface epithelium of an organ or other structure in which the growth originated.
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