What does the word tumor mean?

Usage examples for tumor

  1. 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
  2. The post mortem examination made by her medical attendant, at the request of her executors, two days after she died, revealed the fact that this tumor was the true cause of her sufferings. – Harriet Martineau by Florence Fenwick Miller
  3. At this time the tumor in my lungs broke, and being afraid to cough for fear of being heard, prevented me from releiving myself of the puss that was lodged there. – Journal of Dr. Elias Cornelius, a Revolutionary Surgeon by Elias Cornelius

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