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neoplasm

ne·o·plasm

neoplasm

pronunciation:
ni plae zm
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part of speech: noun
definition: a new growth of tissue that is abnormal or different from surrounding tissue; growth or tumor.
similar words:
growth
derivation: neoplastic (adj.)
Word Parts
The word neoplasm contains the following parts:
neo Greek root that means new, recent
synonyms:
nov