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A malignant tumor of glandular epithelial tissue and abbreviation is Adeno-Ca?
adenocarcinoma
A benign tumor of glandular epithelial tissue?
adenoma
Adjective describing a noninvasive., slow growing tumor;nonmalignant.
benign
Cancer in the early stages prior to metastasis?
cancer in situ which means confined to a place of origin.
Disease caused by the aggressive, unregulated growth of abnormal cells and spreading to other tissues?
cancer
Malignant cancer tumor?
carcinoma
A substance that causes cancer?
carcinogen
A tumor that comes from the epithelium (skin)?
epithelioma
A benign tumor of fibrous connective tissue?
fibroma
A malignant tumor originating from fibrous connective tissue?
fibrosarcoma
A benign tumor of smooth muscle?
leiomyoma
A carcinoma that originates from smooth muscle?
leiomyosarcoma
A benign tumor of fat tissue?
lipoma
A malignant solid tumor of lymphoid tissue?
lymphoma
A adjective describing an aggressive, life-threatening, invasive tumor?
malignant
A loss of structural organization in a tissue?
anaplasia
Abnormal tissue development?
dysplasia
An increase in the number of cells in a tissue other that by tumor?
hyperplasia
The spreading of cancer cells from the primary tumor?
metastasis
Improvement or absence of signs of diseases?
remission
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