malignant melanoma in situ malignant melanoma in si·tu (ĭn sī’tōō, sē’-)
A melanoma limited to the epidermis and composed of atypical melanocytes that may be round with abundant cytoplasm.
- Malignant nephrosclerosis
malignant nephrosclerosis n. Nephrosclerosis occurring in malignant hypertension.
- Malignant tertian malaria
malignant tertian malaria n. See falciparum malaria.
- Malignant tumor
malignant tumor n. A tumor that invades surrounding tissues, is usually capable of producing metastases, may recur after attempted removal, and is likely to cause death unless adequately treated.
[muh-lahyn] /məˈlaɪn/ verb (used with object) 1. to speak harmful untruths about; speak evil of; slander; defame: to malign an honorable man. adjective 2. evil in effect; pernicious; baleful; injurious: The gloomy house had a malign influence upon her usually good mood. 3. having or showing an evil disposition; malevolent; malicious. /məˈlaɪn/ adjective 1. evil […]