benignancy


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be·nig·nan·cy

 (bĭ-nĭg′nən-sē)
n. pl. be·nig·nan·cies
Benignity.
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Noun1.benignancy - the quality of being kind and gentlebenignancy - the quality of being kind and gentle
good, goodness - moral excellence or admirableness; "there is much good to be found in people"
malignance, malignancy, malignity - quality of being disposed to evil; intense ill will
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benignancy

noun
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While lower ADC values indicate malignancy (hypointense with ADC, hyperintense with DWI), higher ADC values favor benignancy (hyperintense with ADC, hypointense or hyperintense with DWI).
In DCE-MRI, the distribution of the contrast agent is repeatedly measured, allowing the evaluation of the tumor microcirculation in vivo and enabling the malignancy or benignancy of the tumor to be quantitatively distinguished [19].
Lenzi Capella et al., "Gingival anaplastic large-cell lymphoma mimicking hyperplastic benignancy as the first clinical manifestation of aids: a case report and review of the literature," Case Reports in Dentistry, vol.
Diffusion-weighted MR imaging demonstrates high accuracy in differentiating malignancy from benignancy by measuring the ADC in breast lesions (18, 19).
The welcoming benignancy of Ireland's people--there must be exceptions like the Cyclops in Ulysses,-exceeds even Italy's or India's.
The ultrasound characteristics of thyroid nodules indeterminate for benignancy or malignancy, termed "borderline features" include hypoechogenicity; predominant central vascularity; and macro calcifications, like egg shell calcifications and intranodular macro calcifications2.
Chitosan has been routinely used in membrane preparation due to its abundance, hydrophilicity and environmental benignancy, which can be modified by hydroxylation and amination reactions [2, 8-12].