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Oncology

The study, diagnosis, and treatment of tumors

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onc/o

tumor

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Malignant (tumor)

Cancerous tumor

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Benign (tumor)

Nonmalignant tumor (non cancerous)

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Neoplasm

Any abnormal new growth of tissue in which the multiplication of cells in uncontrolled, more rapid than normal, and progressive.

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Apoptosis

The death of normal cells in a normal time cycle

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Pedunculated

Having a penduncle or stalk

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Well-circumsized

the mass that has well-defined borders

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Encapsulated

the tumor that is within a border of connective tissue

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Invasive

The mass does not have well-defined borders and is spreading

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anaplastic

reverting to a more immature form

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Carcinoma in situ

Contained at a site (not spreading)

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Diffuse

Evenly spreading

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Dysplastic

Abnormal cell development

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Follicular

Containing grandular sacs

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Hyperchromatic

Intensely colored

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Hyperplastic

Excessive cell numbers

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Hypoplastic

Deficient cell numbers

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Nodular

Tight cell clusters

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Pleomorphic

Having may cell types

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Undifferentiated

Lacking a defined cell structure

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Cystic

Fluid filled

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Imflammatory

Appearing red and swollen

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Medullary

large and fleshy

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Necrotic

Containing dead tissue

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Ulcerating

Having depressed, open areas

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Verrucous

Having wartlike growths

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