malignant lentigo n.
A precancerous brown or black lesion of the skin, often present in older persons, that appears on areas exposed to the sun, is irregular in shape, and is slow growing. Also called Hutchinson’s freckle.
[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 lymphoma
malignant lymphoma n. See lymphoma.
- Malignant melanoma
malignant melanoma n. See melanoma.
- Malignant melanoma in situ
malignant melanoma in situ malignant melanoma in si·tu (ĭn sī’tōō, sē’-) n. A melanoma limited to the epidermis and composed of atypical melanocytes that may be round with abundant cytoplasm.