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Neoplasm

neoplasm
(Science: oncology, pathology) New and abnormal growth of tissue, which may be benign or cancerous.
An abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose.Tissue that has no apparent useful function in the body, such as a malignant tumour being a good example; the appendix organ being another (where the tissues that form the appendix have no positive use).


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