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psammoma : Related Words Words similar in meaning to psammoma

haemangioma

  • noun benign angioma consisting of a mass of blood vessels; some appear as birthmarks
    hemangioma.

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phaeochromocytoma

  • noun a vascular tumor of the adrenal gland; hypersecretion of epinephrine results in intermittent or sustained hypertension
    pheochromocytoma.

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neurilemoma

  • noun tumor of the fibrous covering of a peripheral nerve
    neurofibroma.

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neoplastic

  • adjective of or related to or having the properties of a neoplasm
    • neoplastic cells

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glioma

  • noun a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia

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cancer

  • noun any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
    malignant neoplastic disease.
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
    Crab.

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carcinosarcoma

  • noun a malignant neoplasm composed of carcinoma and sarcoma extensively intermixed

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nonmalignant_neoplasm

  • noun a tumor that is not cancerous
    nonmalignant tumor; benign tumour; nonmalignant tumour; benign tumor.

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neurinoma

  • noun tumor (usually benign) of the sheath surrounding a nerve

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benign_tumour

  • noun a tumor that is not cancerous
    nonmalignant neoplasm; nonmalignant tumor; nonmalignant tumour; benign tumor.

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spider

  • noun predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey
  • noun a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine
    wanderer.

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glioblastoma

  • noun a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts; nearly always fatal
    spongioblastoma.

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myeloma

  • noun a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow

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papilloma

  • noun a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass
    villoma; papillary tumor; papillary tumour.

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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brain_tumor

  • noun a tumor in the brain
    brain tumour.

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malignant

  • adjective dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor)

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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embryonal

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryologic; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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benign_tumor

  • noun a tumor that is not cancerous
    nonmalignant neoplasm; nonmalignant tumor; benign tumour; nonmalignant tumour.

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enchondroma

  • noun benign slow-growing tumor of cartilaginous cells at the ends of tubular bones (especially in the hands and feet)

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osteoblastoma

  • noun benign tumor of bone and fibrous tissue; occurs in the vertebrae or femur or tibia or arm bones (especially in young adults)

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tumour

  • noun an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
    tumor; neoplasm.

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myxoma

  • noun a benign tumor of connective tissue containing jellylike material

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osteoma

  • noun a slow growing benign tumor of consisting of bone tissue; usually on the skull or mandible

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lymphangioma

  • noun benign angioma consisting of a mass of lymphatic vessels

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vascular_spider

  • noun a dilation of superficial capillaries with a central red dot from which blood vessels radiate
    spider nevus; spider angioma.

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spider_nevus

  • noun a dilation of superficial capillaries with a central red dot from which blood vessels radiate
    vascular spider; spider angioma.

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benign

  • adjective not dangerous to health; not recurrent or progressive (especially of a tumor)
  • adjective pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
    benignant.
    • a benign smile
    • the benign sky
    • the benign influence of pure air

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papillary_tumour

  • noun a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass
    papilloma; villoma; papillary tumor.

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neoplasm

  • noun an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
    tumor; tumour.

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concretion

  • noun the formation of stonelike objects within a body organ (e.g., the kidneys)
  • noun a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body
    calculus.
    • renal calculi can be very painful

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hemangioma

  • noun benign angioma consisting of a mass of blood vessels; some appear as birthmarks
    haemangioma.

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vascular

  • adjective of or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluids
    • vascular constriction
    • a vascular bundle

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osteochondroma

  • noun benign tumor containing both bone and cartilage; usually occurs near the end of a long bone

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psammoma

  • noun a tumor derived from fibrous tissue of the meninges or choroid plexus or certain other structures associated with the brain; characterized by sandlike particles
    sand tumor.

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embryonal_carcinosarcoma

  • noun a tumor composed of immature undifferentiated cells
    blastocytoma; blastoma.

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blastoma

  • noun a tumor composed of immature undifferentiated cells
    blastocytoma; embryonal carcinosarcoma.

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pheochromocytoma

  • noun a vascular tumor of the adrenal gland; hypersecretion of epinephrine results in intermittent or sustained hypertension
    phaeochromocytoma.

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brain_tumour

  • noun a tumor in the brain
    brain tumor.

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angiosarcoma

  • noun a rare malignant neoplasm arising from vascular tissue; usually occurs in the breast and skin and is believed to originate from the endothelial cells of blood vessels

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neuroblastoma

  • noun malignant tumor containing embryonic nerve cells; usually metastasizes quickly

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neuroepithelioma

  • noun malignant tumor of the neuroepithelium

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adipose_tumor

  • noun a tumor consisting of fatty tissue
    lipoma.

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sand_tumor

  • noun a tumor derived from fibrous tissue of the meninges or choroid plexus or certain other structures associated with the brain; characterized by sandlike particles
    psammoma.

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granuloma

  • noun a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection

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adenoma

  • noun a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin

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teratoma

  • noun a tumor consisting of a mixture of tissues not normally found at that site

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nonmalignant_tumor

  • noun a tumor that is not cancerous
    nonmalignant neoplasm; benign tumour; nonmalignant tumour; benign tumor.

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angioma

  • noun a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels

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psammomatous

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gumma

  • noun a small rubbery granuloma that is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis

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nonmalignant_tumour

  • noun a tumor that is not cancerous
    nonmalignant neoplasm; nonmalignant tumor; benign tumour; benign tumor.

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carcinoid

  • noun a small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract; usually associated with excessive secretion of serotonin

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acanthoma

  • noun a neoplasm originating in the epidermis
    skin tumor.

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villoma

  • noun a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass
    papilloma; papillary tumor; papillary tumour.

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metastatic_tumor

  • noun a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
    malignant neoplasm; malignant tumor.

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malignant_neoplasm

  • noun a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
    metastatic tumor; malignant tumor.

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spongioblastoma

  • noun a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts; nearly always fatal
    glioblastoma.

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keratoacanthoma

  • noun skin tumor that grows rapidly (especially in older people) and resembles a carcinoma but does not spread; it usually disappears spontaneously, often leaving a scar

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blastocytoma

  • noun a tumor composed of immature undifferentiated cells
    embryonal carcinosarcoma; blastoma.

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malignant_tumor

  • noun a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
    metastatic tumor; malignant neoplasm.

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spider_angioma

  • noun a dilation of superficial capillaries with a central red dot from which blood vessels radiate
    spider nevus; vascular spider.

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skin_tumor

  • noun a neoplasm originating in the epidermis
    acanthoma.

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adipose

  • adjective satellite composed of animal fat
    • adipose tissue constitutes the fat of meat

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disease

  • noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

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neurofibroma

  • noun tumor of the fibrous covering of a peripheral nerve
    neurilemoma.

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tumor

  • noun an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
    tumour; neoplasm.

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meningioma

  • noun a tumor arising in the meninges which surround the brain and spinal cord; usually slow growing and sometimes malignant

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sand

  • noun a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
  • noun French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
    Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin; Baroness Dudevant; George Sand.

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retinoblastoma

  • noun malignant ocular tumor of retinal cells; usually occurs before the third year of life; composed of primitive small round retinal cells

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papillary_tumor

  • noun a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass
    papilloma; villoma; papillary tumour.

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malignant_neoplastic_disease

  • noun any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
    cancer.

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nevus

  • noun a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth
    birthmark.

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lipoma

  • noun a tumor consisting of fatty tissue
    adipose tumor.

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