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cancerous tumor composed of glandular tissue
adenocarcinoma
tumor composed of glandular tissue (benign)
adenoma
cancerous tumor (malignant)
carcinoma
tumor of green color (malignant, arising from myeloid tissue)
chloroma
tumor composed of epithelium (malignant tumor)
epithelioma
tumor composed of fiber (fibrous tissue)
fibroma
malignant tumor composed of fiber (fibrous tissue)
fibrosarcoma
tumor of smooth muscle (benign)
leiomyoma
malignant tumor of smooth muscle
leiomyosarcoma
tumor containing fat (benign tumor)
lipoma
malignant tumor composed of fat
liposarcoma
cancerous black tumor (malignant)
melanocarcinoma
black tumor (primarily of the skin)
melanoma
tumor formed of muscle (benign)
myoma
new growth (of abnormal tissue or tumor)
neoplasm
tumor made up of nerve (benign)
neuroma
tumor of striated muscle (benign)
rhabdomyoma
malignant tumor of striated muscle
rhabdomyosarcoma
tumor composed of connective tissue (such as bone or cartilage ) (Highly malignant)
sarcoma
not malignant, nonrecurrent, favorable for recovery
benign
treatment of cancer by using drugs
cancer chemotherapy (chemo)
Cancer in the early stage before invading surrounding tissue
cancer in situ
treatment of cancer using radioactive substance (x-ray or radiation)
cancer radiotherapy (CaXRT)
enclosed in a capsule, as with benign tumors
encapsulated
pertaining to disease of unknown origin
idiopathic
response to injury or destruction of tissue characterized by redness, swelling, heat and pain
inflammation
within a glass, observable within a test tube
in vitro
within the living body
in vivo
tending to become progressively worse and cause death, as in cancer
malignant
improvement or absence of signs of disease
remission
pertaining to cancer
cancerous
substance that causes cancer
carcinogen
producing cancer
carcinogenic
abnormal condition of blue (bluish discoloration of the skin caused by inadequate supply of oxygen in the blood)
cyanosis
producing cells
cytogenic
resembling a cell
cytoid
study of cells
cytology
cell substance
cytoplasm
state of complete knowledge (identifying a disease)
diagnosis (Dx)
abnormal development
dysplasia
pertaining to epithelium
epithelial
red (blood) cell
erythrocyte
increase in the number of red (blood) cells
erythrocytosis
study of causes (of diseases)
etiology
study of tissue
histology
excessive development of cells
hyperplasia
incomplete development (of an organ or tissue)
hypoplasia
produced by a physician (adverse condition)
iatrogenic
study of medicine
iatrology
cell with a nucleus
karyocyte
substance of a nucleus
karyoplasm
white (blood) cell
leukocyte (WBC)
increase in the number of white (blood) cells
leukocytosis
resembling fat
lipoid
beyond control (transfer of disease from one organ to another as in the transfer of malignant tumors)
metastasis (pl. metastases)
disease of the muscle
myopathy
new disease
neopathy
resembling a nerve
neuroid
causing tumors
oncogenic
a physician who studies and treats tumors (cancers)
oncologist
study of tumors (a branch of medicine concerned with the study of malignant tumors)
oncology
producing disease
pathogenic
a physician who studies diseases (examines biopsies and performs autopsies to determine the cause of death or disease)
pathologist
study of disease (a branch of medicine dealing with the study of causes of disease and death)
pathology
state of before knowledge (prediction of the outcome of disease)
prognosis (Px)
pertaining to the body
somatic
originating in the body (organic as opposed to psychological)
somatogenic
disease of the body
somatopathy
body substance
somatoplasm
pertaining to a (body) system (or the body as a whole)
systemic
pertaining to the internal organs
visceral
pertaining to yellow color
xanthochromic
abnormal condition of yellow (discoloration)
xanthosis