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tumour

noun [C] uk UK ( US tumor)   /ˈtjuː.mər/ us    /ˈtuː.mɚ/
a mass of diseased cells that might become a lump or cause illness: They found a malignant tumour in her breast. a benign tumour a brain tumour
Translations of “tumour”
in Korean 종양…
in Arabic وَرم…
in French tumeur…
in Turkish tümör, kanserli hücre…
in Italian tumore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腫瘤, 腫塊…
in Russian опухоль…
in Polish guz…
in Spanish tumor…
in Portuguese tumor…
in German der Tumor…
in Catalan tumor…
in Japanese (英)腫瘍…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肿瘤, 肿块…
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