onco-, oncho-, -oncus

(Greek: "mass, bulk"; denotes relationship to a tumor, process of cancer formation; swelling, or mass)

adenoncus
Enlargement of a gland.
arthroncus (s) (noun), arthroncuses
The swelling of a joint in the body: The arthroncus in Harry's knee seemed to be the result of an accumulation of fluid under the knee cap; so, draining the fluid would relieve the arthroncus and discomfort.
blepharoncus
A tumor on the eyelid.
chrono-oncology
An anticancer treatment based on the timing of drug administration.
glossoncus
1. Any swelling involving the tongue, including neoplasms.
2. A tumor of the tongue.
gonyoncus
Tumor of the knee.
iridoncus
Tumor or swelling of the iris of the eye.
maschaloncus
1. A tumor in the axillary (armpit) area.
2. A neoplasm in the axilla; a neoplasm refers to a new and abnormal growth of tissue, which may be benign or cancerous.
mastoncus
A tumor or swelling of the breasts.
nymphoncus
Swelling or hypertrophy of one or both labia minora: the smaller (minor) inside pair of labia (lips) of the vulva (the female external genitalia).
omphaloncus
A tumor of the umbilicus.
oncocidal
Destructive to tumors.
oncocyte
A large epithelial cell with an extremely acidophilic and granular cytoplasm, containing vast numbers of mitochondria; such cells undergo neoplastic transformation.
oncocytoma, onkocytoma
1. A glandular tumor that is chiefly composed of oncocytes, occurring most often in the salivary glands.
2. A tumor (as of the parotid gland) consisting chiefly or entirely of oncocytes.
3. A glandular tumour composed of large cells with cytoplasm that is granular and eosinophilic due to the presence of abundant mitochondria; occurs uncommonly in the kidney, salivary glands, and endocrine glands.
oncocytosis
Extensive onocytic metaplasia.