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Usage examples for tumor

  1. Concerning the ultimate cause of tumor formation we are absolutely ignorant. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  2. Thus was constituted the " hump," as it came to be called, which, like a tumor on the body, engaged at a later day the attention of many professional practitioners. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  3. Still having a non- growing tumor after a long fast indicates that a person is a lot better than they were before fasting. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  4. The tumor may reach the size of a man's fist. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  5. 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
  6. " 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
  7. The most important characteristic of this disease is the appearance of a tumor or swelling under the skin a few hours after the setting in of the constitutional symptoms described above. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  8. 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
  9. 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)
  10. So when we have a tumor of the brain or an injury to the skull in this region, we can tell, by noticing what groups of muscles are paralyzed, almost exactly where that injury or tumor is. – A Handbook of Health by Woods Hutchinson
  11. The cause of such a transformation in a previously entirely normal woman has been found to be a tumor of the adrenal cortex. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  12. Thus, when the cord is divided at any point, compressed, as by a tumor or broken bone, or disorganized by disease, the result is a complete loss of sensation and voluntary movement below the point of injury. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  13. May also be caused by tumor, or foreign substance or liquids in the nasal cavities. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  14. 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
  15. " She died under an operation for the removal of that tumor," said the priest, in low tones; " and the operator was your Uncle George." – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  16. The tumor may involve the soft tissues of the head. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  17. 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
  18. When it is possible, the removal of the tumor by an operation is indicated. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  19. Lily was suffering from a malignant tumor involving the hip, which surgeons in consultation had decided should be removed. – Catholic Churchmen in Science by James J. Walsh
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