functioning tumor

(FUNK-shuh-ning TOO-mer)

A tumor that is found in endocrine tissue and makes hormones (chemicals that travel in the bloodstream and control the actions of other cells or organs).

Pronunciation of dictionary term "functioning tumor"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "tumor funcionante"

Tumor que se encuentra en el tejido endocrino y que produce hormonas (sustancias químicas que recorren la corriente sanguínea y que controlan las acciones de otras células u órganos).