• WordNet 3.6
    • n neoplasm an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Neoplasm (Physiol. & Med) A new formation or tissue, the product of morbid action.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n neoplasm A new growth or true tumor; a morbid growth more or less distinct histologically from the tissue in which it occurs.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Neoplasm nē′ō-plazm a morbid new growth or formation of tissue
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Neoplasia


In literature:

There were obstructing esophageal neoplasms about 10 1/3 inches from the teeth, which prevented vomiting.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
A tumour or neoplasm is a localised swelling composed of newly formed tissue which fulfils no physiological function.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Can you see that neoplasm under the membrane?
"'Smiles'" by Eliot H. Robinson
Section A of the table below contains the true tumors or proper neoplasms.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
The pathological examination made by Dr. Frank Ferguson, pathologist of St. Luke's Hospital, showed the neoplasm to be a simple papilloma.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 648, June 2, 1888." by Various
The cells of the neoplasm may undergo fatty degeneration, or they may become cornified.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various

In news:

Patients who have chronic constipation may be at increased risk for colorectal cancer and benign neoplasms, researchers reported at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) 77th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas.
Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common malignant neoplasm of the upper aerodigestive tract.
The International Collaborative Ovarian Neoplasm (ICON) Group.
Although many studies on this subject have been undertaken, the data are generally focused on specific topics such as parotid gland neoplasms or tumors of the major salivary glands .
Oropharyngeal lymphomas are rare, typically high-grade neoplasms.
Neoplasms metastatic to the oral cavity are rare, accounting for less than 1% of all malignancies found there.
Neoplasm Lacking the Usual Genetic Markers Associated With Colorectal Neoplasms .
This neoplasm lacks the usual genetic markers associated with colorectal neoplasms .
National Outcomes After Gastric Resection for Neoplasm .
A rare submandibular gland neoplasm .
Differentiating SPEN from other pancreatic neoplasms can be difficult as the imaging characteristics of pancreatic neoplasms may often be nonspecific and overlapping.
Solid and papillary epithelial neoplasm of the pancreas.
Thymomas are uncommon neoplasms that have generated considerable controversy among pathologists .
Head and neck manifestations of plasma cell neoplasms.
Isolated pulmonary metastases (PM) represent a unique manifestation of the myriad presentations of systemic spread from a primary neoplasm.

In science:

Dysgenetic gonadomas and other gonadal neoplasms in intersexes; report of 5 cases and review of the literature.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation