tumor microenvironment

(TOO-mer MY-kroh-en-VY-run-MENT)

The normal cells, molecules, and blood vessels that surround and feed a tumor cell. A tumor can change its microenvironment, and the microenvironment can affect how a tumor grows and spreads.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "tumor microenvironment"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "microambiente tumoral"

Células normales, moléculas y vasos sanguíneos que rodean y alimentan un tumor. Un tumor puede cambiar su microambiente y el microambiente puede afectar la forma en que el tumor crece y se disemina.