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ma·lig·nan·cy

 (mə-lĭg′nən-sē)
n. pl. ma·lig·nan·cies
1. also ma·lig·nance (-nəns) The state or quality of being malignant.
2. A malignant tumor.

malignancy

(məˈlɪɡnənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. the state or quality of being malignant
2. (Pathology) pathol a cancerous growth

ma•lig•nan•cy

(məˈlɪg nən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the quality or condition of being malignant.
2. malignant character or behavior.
3. a malignant tumor.
Also, ma•lig′nance (for defs. 1, 2).
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malignancy - (medicine) a malignant statemalignancy - (medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death
cancer cell - a cell that is part of a malignant tumor
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
malignant neoplasm, malignant tumor, metastatic tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
2.malignancy - quality of being disposed to evilmalignancy - quality of being disposed to evil; intense ill will
evilness, evil - the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice; "attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world"
benignancy, benignity, graciousness - the quality of being kind and gentle

malignancy

noun
Translations

malignancy

[məˈlɪgnənsɪ] Nmalignidad f

malignancy

[məˈlɪgnənsi] n [tumour, disease] → malignité f

malignancy

nBösartigkeit f; (Med) → Malignität f (spec), → Bösartigkeit f; (fig: = evil thing) → Übel nt

malignancy

[məˈlɪgnənsɪ] n (of person, remark) → malignità f inv; (of tumour) → carattere m maligno

ma·lig·nan·cy

1. n. cualidad de malignidad;
2. tumor canceroso.

malignancy

n malignidad f, cáncer m
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