tumor: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (t'mur, ty'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a swollen part; swelling; protuberance.
  2. an uncontrolled, abnormal, circumscribed growth of cells in any animal or plant tissue; neoplasm.
    1. inflated pride; haughtiness.
    2. pompous language; bombast.
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