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  Tumor



Tumor

   Overgrowth of tissue.

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Tissue
Biological tissue is a group of cells that perform a similar function.The study of tissues is known as histology, or, in connection with disease, histopathology.The classical tools for studying the tissues are the wax block, the tissue stain, and the optical microscope, though developments in electron microscopy, immunofluorescence, and frozen sections have all added to the sum of knowledge in the last couple of decades.



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Tumor marker
Substances found in blood or other fluids that identify the presence of a tumor, and/or the tumor type.



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