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1. Benign
Refers to a tumor that is non-cancerous; its cells do not proliferate, nor do they invade surrounding tissues.

2. Benign neoplasm
This is a neoplasm made up of cells that have no potential to spread to and grow in another location in the body.

3. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a common, noncancerous condition of men above 50 years old (it affects about 30 to 50% of older men). The enlarged prostate (a walnut-sized gland at the base of the penis) obstructs the urethra (the small tube that carries urine from the bladder) and causes frequent urination.

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