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Adenoma

Tumor composed of glandular tissue, benign

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Adenocarinoma

Cancerous tumor of glandular tissue

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Carcinoma

Cancerous tumor

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Chloroma

Tumor of green color

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Epitheioma

Tumor composed of epithelium

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Fibroma

Tumor composed of fiber

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Fibrosarcoma

Malignant tumor composed of fiber

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Leiomyoma

Tumor composed of smith muscle

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Leiomyosarcoma

Malignant tumor of smooth muscle

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Lipoma

Tumor composed of fat

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Liposarcoma

Malignant tumor of fat

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Melanocarcinoma

Cancerous black tumor

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Melanoma

Black tumor

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Myoma

Tumor composed of muscle

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Neoplasm

New growth

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Neuroma

Tumor composed of nerve

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Rhabdomyoma

Tumor composed of striated muscle

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Rhabdomyosarcona

Malignant tumor of striated muscle

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Sarcoma

Tumor composed of connective tissue

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Cancerous

Pertaining to cancer

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Carcinogen

Substance that causes cancer

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Carcinogenic

Producing cancer

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Cyanosis

Abnormal condition of blue discoloration especially of the skin, caused by an inadequate supply of oxygen

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Diagnosis

State of complete knowledge, identifying a disease

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Etiology

Study of causes of disease

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Iatrogenic

Produced by a physician

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Iatrology

Study of medicine

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Metastasis

Beyond control

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Oncogenic

Causing tumors

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Oncologist

Physician who studies and treats tumors

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Oncology

Study of tumors

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Organic

Pertaining to an organ

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Pathogenic

Producing disease

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Pathologist

Physician who studies disease

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Pathology

Study of disease

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Prognosis

State of before knowledge, prediction of outcome of disease

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Xanthochromic

Pertaining to yellow color

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Xanthosis

Abnormal condition of yellow

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Apoptosis

Programmed cell death

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Benign

Not malignant, nonrecurring

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Biological therapy

Treatment of cancer with biological response modifiers

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Carcinoma in situ

Cancer in the early stage before invading surrounding tissue

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Chemotherapy

Treatment of cancer with drugs

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Encapsulated

Enclosed within a capsule, malignant tumor that has not spread beyond the organ in which it originated

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Exacerbation

Increase in severity of a disease or its symptoms

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Hospice

Palliative care for terminally ill patients

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Idiopathic

Pertaining to disease of unknown origins

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Inflammation

Localized protective response to injury or tissue destruction characterized by redness, swelling heat and pain

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In vitro

Within a glass

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In vivo

Within the living body

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Malignant

Tending to become progressively worse, and to cause death

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Morbidity

State of being diseased or unwell, incidence of illness in a population

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Mortality

State of being mortal, incidence of the number of deaths in a population

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Palliative

Providing relief

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Radiation therapy

Treatment of cancer with a radioactive substance, X-ray or radiation

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Remission

Improvement or absence of signs of disease

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