benign tumor


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benign tumor

[bə′nīn ′tü·mər]
(medicine)
A nonmalignant neoplasm.
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These benign tumors expand without invasion and are thought to represent a localized continuation of fetal fat development.
Schwannomas are benign tumors that originate in peripheral nerve-sheath cells (i.
Sylmar coach Bort Escoto had a grapefruit-sized benign tumor removed from his back Monday, but he was back on the sidelines Tuesday - against doctors' orders.
An ideal cancer marker is a molecule present in all cancer cells but not in normal or benign tumor cells.
Both the breast cancer patients and benign tumor patients were assigned to either low anxiety or high anxiety subgroups based on the Manifest Anxiety Scale scores, and either negative emotion suppression or negative emotion expression groups based on the Courtauld Emotional Control Scale scores.
Both the breast cancer patients and the benign tumor patients were assigned to either low anxiety or high anxiety subgroups based on the Manifest Anxiety Scale scores, and either negative emotion suppression or negative emotion expression groups based on the Courtauld Emotional Control Scale scores.
The monoclonal antibody, MH-1, will target the malignant or benign tumor containing fibrin thereby facilitating destruction via the cytotoxic reagent.
This overactivity can usually be traced to a very small, benign tumor in the gland that releases too much prolactin, called a prolactinoma.
But in some people, the doctor first finds a kind of benign tumor called an adenomatous polyp.
An acoustic neurinoma is a benign tumor which may develop on the hearing and balance nerves near the inner ear.
His problems began before then, when he suffered from health problems last season that ranged from an intestinal parasite to a benign tumor near his pituitary gland.
An example of a benign tumor that may become quite large in people with FMEN1 is the pituitary tumor called prolactinoma.