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.

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    [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 […]

  • Maligner

    [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 […]



  • Maligning

    [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 […]

  • Malignity

    [muh-lig-ni-tee] /məˈlɪg nɪ ti/ noun, plural malignities for 2. 1. the state or character of being ; malevolence; intense ill will; spite. 2. a feeling, action, etc. /məˈlɪɡnɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. the condition or quality of being malign, malevolent, or deadly 2. (often pl) a malign or malicious act or feeling n. late 14c., […]



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