malignant


Definition: Meaning of, malignant in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / məˈlɪɡnənt /

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  1. medical a malignant disease is one such as CANCER, which can develop in an uncontrolled way and is likely to cause someone's death
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  2. formal showing that you hate someone
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malignant used in phrases

  • malignant anaemia (noun)
    1. a substance secreted by the stomach that is responsible for the absorption of vitamin B12 a chronic progressive anaemia of older adults; thought to result from a lack of intrinsic factor
  • malignant anemia (noun)
    1. a substance secreted by the stomach that is responsible for the absorption of vitamin B12 a chronic progressive anemia of older adults; thought to result from a lack of intrinsic factor
  • malignant hepatoma (noun)
    1. carcinoma of the liver
  • malignant hypertension (noun)
    1. severe hypertension that runs a rapid course and damages the inner linings of the blood vessels and the heart and spleen and kidneys and brain
  • malignant hyperthermia (noun)
    1. e.g., halothane hereditary condition in which certain anesthetics cause high body temperatures and muscle rigidity
  • malignant melanoma (noun)
    1. usually of the skin any of several malignant neoplasms consisting of melanocytes
  • malignant neoplasm (noun)
    1. a tumour that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
  • malignant neoplastic disease (noun)
    1. any malignant growth or tumour caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
  • malignant neuroma (noun)
    1. a malignant neoplasm of nerve tissue and fibrous tissue and connective tissue
  • malignant pustule (noun)
    1. a form of anthrax infection that begins as papule that becomes a vesicle and breaks with a discharge of toxins; symptoms of septicemia are severe with vomiting and high fever and profuse sweating; the infection is often fatal
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