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Noun: benign tumor  bi'nIn 'too-mur
Usage: US (elsewhere: benign tumour)
  1. A tumor that is not cancerous
    - benign tumour [Brit, Cdn], nonmalignant tumor [US], nonmalignant tumour [Brit, Cdn], nonmalignant neoplasm

Derived forms: benign tumors

Type of: neoplasm, tumor [US], tumour [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Benign tumor