Usage examples for tumor

  1. The tumor may involve the soft tissues of the head. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  2. This led to the discovery of an internal tumor which, in their judgment, could not be removed without causing immediate death. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  3. " Snookums has, therefore," he continued, " been removed from Earth in order to protect the health of that planet, just as one would remove a potentially malignant tumor from a human body. – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  4. I am not to be frightened or prejudiced by a tumor; and I struck up a cordial acquaintance with him, in the course of which he kept me pretty closely on the track of his work at the Museum, in which I was then, like himself, a daily reader. – Dark Lady of the Sonnets by George Bernard Shaw
  5. Even cancer itself has no specific anatomical element, and the diagnosis of a cancerous tumor by the microscope, though tolerably sure under the eye of an expert, is based upon accidental, and not essential points,- the crowding together of the elements, the size of the cell- nuclei, and similar variable characters. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  6. This night lying alone, and the weather cold, and having this last 7 or 8 days been troubled with a tumor... – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  7. May also be caused by tumor, or foreign substance or liquids in the nasal cavities. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  8. A constantly increasing tumor in his stomach prevented him from eating, long before the cause of it was discovered, and, after several years of suffering, absolutely occasioned him to die of hunger. – The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book VIII. by Jean Jacques Rousseau