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tumourQueen's English for tumor, see there.
tumourA swelling. The term usually refers to any mass of cells resulting from abnormal degree of multiplication. Tumours may be BENIGN or MALIGNANT. Benign tumours enlarge locally, and are often enclosed in capsules, but do not invade tissue or spread remotely. Malignant tumours infiltrate locally and also seed off into lymphatic vessels and the bloodstream to establish secondary growths (metastases) elsewhere in the body.
tumoura swelling, usually a morbid growth.
tu·mor(tū'mŏr) Avoid the jargonistic use of this word as a synonym of neoplasm.
Patient discussion about tumour
Q. What is a brain tumor?
Q. Is this a tumor? I felt a lump in my breast a few days ago in the shower. Is this a Tumor? Help! I'm scared.
Q. what is carcinoid tumors? I had my appendix removed and the doctor came in the room very shocked and said it was full of carcinoid tumors. Im scared to get them somewhere else.