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[nee-oh-fawr-mey-shuh n] /ˌni oʊ fɔrˈmeɪ ʃən/
noun, Pathology
1.
a new and abnormal growth of tissue; tumor; neoplasm.
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[nee-oh-fawr-muh-tiv] /ˌni oʊˈfɔr mə tɪv/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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