Medical Terminology: not from word parts

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Oncology

the study of tumors

Tumors develop from

excessive growth of cells from a body part.

Benign

noncancerous

Malignant

cancerous

adenocarcinoma

cancerous tumor of glandular tissue.

adenoma

tumor composed of glandular tissue

carcinoma

cancerous tumor (malignant)

chloroma

tumor of green color (malignant, arising from myeloid tissue)

epithelioma

tumor composed of epithelium (may be benign or malignant)

fibroma

tumor composed of fiber (fibrous tissue) (benign)

fibrosarcoma

malignant tumor composed of fiber (fibrous tissue)

leiomyoma

tumor composed of smooth muscle (benign)

leiomyosarcoma

malignant tumor of smooth muscle.

lipoma

tumor composed of fat.

liposarcoma

malignant tumor of fat.

melanocarcinoma

cancerous black tumor (malignant)

melanoma

black tumor (primarily of the skin)

myoma

tumor composed of muscle (benign)

neoplasm

new growth (of abnormal tissue or tumor)

neuroma

tumor composed of nerve (benign)

rhabdomyoma

tumor composed of striated muscle (benign)

rhabdomyosarcoma

malignant tumor of striated muscle

sarcoma

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