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  1. not malignant, favorable for recovery
    benign
  2. occuring within bone
    central
  3. surrounded by a capsule of fibrous CT
    encapsulated
  4. abnormal increase in the number of normal cells
    hyperplasis
  5. likely to cause the death of the host
    malignant
  6. transport of neoplastic cells to parts of the body remote from the primary tumor and establishment of a new tumor there
    metastasis
  7. formation of tumors by the uncontrolled proliferatoin of cells
    neoplasia
  8. benign, localized overgrowth of melanocytes
    nevus
  9. study of tumors of neoplasms
    oncology
  10. occuring in various forms
    pleomorphic
  11. increase in quantity
    proliferation
  12. malignant tumor of epithelium
    carcinoma
  13. disordered growth
    dyplasia
  14. staining more intensely than normal
    hyperchromatic
  15. infiltration and active destruction of surrounding tissue
    invasion
  16. cancer; resistant to tx and causes death
    malignant tumor
  17. tumor developing in a spot different from a primary tumor
    metastatic tumor
  18. tumor
    neoplasm
  19. tooth forming
    odotogenic
  20. original tumor; source for metastisis
    primary tumor
  21. malignant tumor of CT
    sarcoma
  22. means new growth in which cells exhibit uncontrolled proliferation
    neoplasia
  23. a mass of cells exhibiting uncontrolled proliferation
    neoplasm
  24. study of tumors
    oncology
  25. remain localized and does not have the ability to spread to distant sites
    benign tumor
  26. invades and destroys surrounding tissue and has the ability to spread throughout the body "Cancer"
    malignant tumor
  27. indicates a tumor
    "oma"
  28. benign fat tumor
    lipoma
  29. bone
    osteoma
  30. malignant tumors of epithelium
    carcinoma
  31. malignant tumors of CT
    sarcoma
  32. benign tumor of squamous epithelium that appears clinically are a relatively small exophytic peduneculated or sessille growth
    papilloma
  33. white plaque - like lesion of the oral mucosa that cant be rubbed off and cannot be diagnosed as a specific disease
    leukoplakia
  34. an oral mucosal lesion that may appear as a smooth red patch or a granular red and velvety patch
    erythroplakia
  35. a lesion showing a mixture of red and white areas
    speckled leukoplakia
  36. means disordered growth
    dysplasia
  37. benign tumor of salivary glands
    adenoma
  38. malignant tumors of salivary glands
    adenocarcinoma

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