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Fatty tumorFatty Fat"ty, a.
Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy;
gross; as, a fatty substance.
Fatty acid (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of
monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; -- so
called because the higher members, as stearic and palmitic
acids, occur in the natural fats, and are themselves
Fatty clays. See under Clay.
Fatty degeneration (Med.), a diseased condition, in which
the oil globules, naturally present in certain organs, are
so multiplied as gradually to destroy and replace the
efficient parts of these organs.
Fatty heart, Fatty liver, etc. (Med.), a heart, liver,
etc., which have been the subjects of fatty degeneration
Fatty infiltration (Med.), a condition in which there is an
excessive accumulation of fat in an organ, without
destruction of any essential parts of the latter.
Fatty tumor (Med.), a tumor consisting of fatty or adipose
tissue; lipoma. Gummy tumorGummy Gum"my, a. [Compar. Gummer (?); superl. Gummirst.]
Consisting of gum; viscous; adhesive; producing or containing
gum; covered with gum or a substance resembling gum.
Kindles the gummy bark of fir or pine. --Milton.
Then rubs his gummy eyes. --Dryden.
Gummy tumor (Med.), a gumma. Heterologous tumorHeterologous Het`er*ol"o*gous, a. [Hetero- + Gr. ?
Characterized by heterology; consisting of different
elements, or of like elements in different proportions;
different; -- opposed to homologous; as, heterologous organs.
Heterologous stimulus. (Physiol.) See under Stimulus.
Heterologous tumor (Med.), a tumor differing in structure
from the normal tissues of the body. Phantom tumorPhantom Phan"tom, n. [OE. fantome, fantosme, fantesme, OF.
fant[^o]me, fr. L. phantasma, Gr. ?, fr. ? to show. See
Fancy, and cf. Pha["e]ton, Phantasm, Phase.]
That which has only an apparent existence; an apparition; a
specter; a phantasm; a sprite; an airy spirit; an ideal
Strange phantoms rising as the mists arise. --Pope.
She was a phantom of delight. --Wordsworth.
Phantom ship. See Flying Dutchman, under Flying.
Phantom tumor (Med.), a swelling, especially of the
abdomen, due to muscular spasm, accumulation of flatus,
etc., simulating an actual tumor in appearance, but
disappearing upon the administration of an an[ae]sthetic. Sonorous tumorSonorous So*no"rous, a. [L. sonorus, fr. sonor, -oris, a
sound, akin to sonus a sound. See Sound.]
1. Giving sound when struck; resonant; as, sonorous metals.
2. Loud-sounding; giving a clear or loud sound; as, a
3. Yielding sound; characterized by sound; vocal; sonant; as,
the vowels are sonorous.
4. Impressive in sound; high-sounding.
The Italian opera, amidst all the meanness and
familiarty of the thoughts, has something beautiful
and sonorous in the expression. --Addison.
There is nothing of the artificial Johnsonian
balance in his style. It is as often marked by a
pregnant brevity as by a sonorous amplitude. --E.
5. (Med.) Sonant; vibrant; hence, of sounds produced in a
cavity, deep-toned; as, sonorous rhonchi.
Sonorous figures (Physics), figures formed by the
vibrations of a substance capable of emitting a musical
tone, as when the bow of a violin is drawn along the edge
of a piece of glass or metal on which sand is strewed, and
the sand arranges itself in figures according to the
musical tone. Called also acoustic figures.
Sonorous tumor (Med.), a tumor which emits a clear,
resonant sound on percussion. -- So*no"rous*ly, adv. --
Tumored Tu"mored, a.
Distended; swelled. [R.] ``His tumored breast.' --R. Junius.
Tumorous Tu"mor*ous, a. [L. tumorosus inflated.]
1. Swelling; protuberant. [R.] --Sir H. Wotton.
2. Inflated; bombastic. [R.] --B. Jonson.
Meaning of Tumor from wikipedia
- removed. This abnormal growth usually forms
a m****, when it may be called
. ICD-10 classifies neoplasms
into four main groups: benign
- A brain tumor occurs
when abnormal cells
the brain. There
are two main types
- Neuroendocrine tumors
(NETs) are neoplasms
of the endocrine
(hormonal) and nervous
systems. They most commonly occur
in the intestine...
- the term is typically
used when referring
by a cancerous tumor
. The newly pathological
sites, then, are metastases
(mets). It is generally...
to other parts
of the body. These contrast
with benign tumors
do not spread. Possible signs
and symptoms include
a lump, abnormal...
- Sean Bowie, best known
by the recording alias
, is an American musician
music, born in Miami, Florida
- benign tumors usually
do not grow back, whereas malignant tumors sometimes
most benign tumors elsewhere
in the body, benign brain tumors
- "The Tumor
" is a short story
by John Grisham, telling about
the focused ultrasound process through
the case of a fictional character named
- A Pancoast tumor
is a tumor
of the apex of the lung. It is a type of lung cancer defined primarily
by its location situated
at the top end of either
- Wilms' tumor
, also known
as nephroblastoma, is a cancer
of the kidneys
that typically occurs
in children, rarely
in adults. It is named after
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