malignancy

  • 1 Malignancy — Datos generales Origen Yonkers, New York,  Estados Unidos …

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  • 2 malignancy — index corruption, cruelty, fatality, harm, ill will, spite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 malignancy — c.1600, malignant nature, from MALIGNANT (Cf. malignant) + CY (Cf. cy). Of growths, tumors, from 1680s …

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  • 4 malignancy — 1 malignity, *malice, ill will, malevolence, spite, despite, spleen, grudge Antonyms: & Contrasted words: see those at MALIGNITY 2 *tumor, neoplasm, cancer …

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  • 5 malignancy — ► NOUN (pl. malignancies) 1) the presence of a malignant tumour; cancer. 2) a cancerous growth. 3) the quality of being malign or malevolent …

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  • 6 malignancy — [mə lig′nən sē] n. 1. the quality or condition of being malignant: also malignance 2. pl. malignancies a malignant tumor …

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  • 7 Malignancy — Malignant redirects here. For the episode of Criminal Intent, see Malignant (Law Order: Criminal Intent). Malignancy (from the Latin roots male, Bad and ignos, Fire ) is the tendency of a medical condition, especially tumors, to become… …

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  • 8 Malignancy — Malignance Ma*lig nance, Malignancy Ma*lig nan*cy, n. [See {Malignant}.] 1. The state or quality of being malignant; extreme malevolence; bitter enmity; malice; disposition toward evil; intense ill will; as, malignancy of heart. [1913 Webster] 2 …

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  • 9 malignancy — [[t]məlɪ̱gnənsi[/t]] malignancies N VAR A tumour or disease in a state of malignancy is out of control and is likely to cause death. [MEDICAL] Tissue that is removed during the operation is checked for signs of malignancy. ...cancerous… …

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  • 10 malignancy — UK [məˈlɪɡnənsɪ] / US noun Word forms malignancy : singular malignancy plural malignancies 1) a) [uncountable] medical the state of being malignant b) [countable] medical a malignant tumour 2) [uncountable] formal the feeling of wanting to do… …

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  • 11 malignancy — noun (plural cies) Date: 1601 1. the quality or state of being malignant 2. a. exhibition (as by a tumor) of malignant qualities ; virulence b. a malignant tumor …

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  • 12 malignancy — /meuh lig neuhn see/, n., pl. malignancies for 2, 3. 1. the quality or condition of being malignant. 2. malignant character, behavior, action, or the like: the malignancies of war. 3. a malignant tumor. Also, malignance (for defs. 1, 2). [1595… …

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  • 13 malignancy — noun a) The state of being malignant or diseased. b) A malignant cancer; specifically, any neoplasm that is invasive or otherwise not benign. Ant …

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  • 14 malignancy — The property or condition of being malignant. * * * ma·lig·nan·cy mə lig nən sē n, pl cies 1) the quality or state of being malignant 2 a) exhibition (as by a tumor) of malignant qualities: VIRULENCE b) a malignant tumor * * * …

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  • 15 malignancy — Synonyms and related words: balefulness, banefulness, bitchiness, communicability, contagiousness, cussedness, deadliness, despite, destructiveness, detrimentalness, devilment, devilry, deviltry, evil intent, fatality, grudge, harmfulness,… …

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  • 16 malignancy — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. fatality, virulence, hatred; see malice . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A desire to harm others or to see others suffer: despitefulness, ill will, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignity, meanness, nastiness,… …

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  • 17 malignancy — ma|lig|nan|cy [məˈlıgnənsi] n plural malignancies 1.) medical a ↑tumour 2.) [U] formal a feeling of great hatred …

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  • 18 malignancy — ma|lig|nan|cy [ mə lıgnənsi ] noun 1. ) uncount MEDICAL the state of being malignant a ) count MEDICAL a malignant TUMOR 2. ) uncount FORMAL the feeling of wanting to do something bad to someone …

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  • 19 malignancy — ma·lig·nan·cy || mÉ™ lɪgnÉ™nsɪ n. state or quality of being malignant, hostility, desire to inflict harm or evil on another; malignant tumor, life threatening tumor …

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  • 20 malignancy — [mə lɪgnənsi] noun (plural malignancies) 1》 the state or presence of a malignant tumour; cancer.     ↘a cancerous growth.     ↘a form of cancer. 2》 the quality of being malign …

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