Malignance



[muh-lig-nuh n-see] /məˈlɪg nən si/

noun, plural malignancies for 2, 3.
1.
the quality or condition of being .
2.
malignant character, behavior, action, or the like:
the malignancies of war.
3.
a malignant tumor.
/məˈlɪɡnənsɪ/
noun (pl) -cies
1.
the state or quality of being malignant
2.
(pathol) a cancerous growth
n.

c.1600, “malignant nature,” from malignant + -cy. Of growths, tumors, from 1680s.

malignancy ma·lig·nan·cy (mə-lĭg’nən-sē)
n.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Malignancy

    [muh-lig-nuh n-see] /məˈlɪg nən si/ noun, plural malignancies for 2, 3. 1. the quality or condition of being . 2. malignant character, behavior, action, or the like: the malignancies of war. 3. a malignant tumor. /məˈlɪɡnənsɪ/ noun (pl) -cies 1. the state or quality of being malignant 2. (pathol) a cancerous growth n. c.1600, “malignant […]

  • Malignant anemia

    malignant anemia n. See pernicious anemia.



  • Malignant

    [muh-lig-nuh nt] /məˈlɪg nənt/ adjective 1. disposed to cause harm, suffering, or distress deliberately; feeling or showing ill will or hatred. 2. very dangerous or harmful in influence or effect. 3. Pathology. /məˈlɪɡnənt/ adjective 1. having or showing desire to harm others 2. tending to cause great harm; injurious 3. (pathol) (of a tumour) uncontrollable […]

  • Malignant bubo

    malignant bubo n. The bubo associated with bubonic plague.



Disclaimer: Malignance definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.