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ma·lig·nant

 (mə-lĭg′nənt)
adj.
1. Medicine
a. Tending to metastasize: a malignant tumor.
b. Virulent or threatening to life: a malignant disease.
2. Having or showing ill will; malicious: malignant thoughts.

ma·lig′nant·ly adv.
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malignant

(məˈlɪɡnənt)
adj
1. having or showing desire to harm others
2. tending to cause great harm; injurious
3. (Pathology) pathol (of a tumour) uncontrollable or resistant to therapy; rapidly spreading
n
(Historical Terms) history (in the English Civil War) a Parliamentarian term for a royalist1
[C16: from Late Latin malīgnāre to behave spitefully, from Latin malīgnus malign]
maˈlignantly adv
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ma•lig•nant

(məˈlɪg nənt)

adj.
1. inclined to cause harm, suffering, or distress.
2. very dangerous or harmful in influence or effect.
3.
a. tending to produce death, as bubonic plague.
b. (of a tumor) characterized by uncontrolled growth; cancerous, invasive, or metastatic.
[1535–45; < Late Latin; see malign, -ant]
ma•lig′nant•ly, adv.
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ma·lig·nant

(mə-lĭg′nənt)
Likely to spread or get worse: a malignant tumor.
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malignant

Used to describe cancerous growth that will spread to surrounding tissues and, if not totally removed, may be fatal. Compare benign
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.malignant - dangerous to healthmalignant - dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor)
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
benign - not dangerous to health; not recurrent or progressive (especially of a tumor)
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malignant

adjective
1. (Medical) uncontrollable, dangerous, evil, fatal, deadly, cancerous, virulent, metastatic, irremediable a malignant breast tumour
2. hostile, harmful, bitter, vicious, destructive, malicious, malign, hurtful, pernicious, malevolent, spiteful, baleful, injurious, inimical, maleficent, of evil intent a malignant minority indulging in crime and violence
hostile kind, friendly, benign, benevolent, amicable, warm-hearted
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malignant

adjective
1. Characterized by intense ill will or spite:
Slang: bitchy.
2. Extremely destructive or harmful:
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Translations
خَبِيثخَبيث، سَرَطاني، مُهْلِكخَبيث، مُؤْذٍ
zhoubnýmaligníškodlivý
ondartetondskabsfuld
pahanlaatuinenpahansuopapahantahtoinenvahingollinen
zloćudanmaligan
rosszindulatú
illgjarnillkynja
悪意のある
극히 해로운
zhubný
elakartad
เป็นอันตราย
ác tính

malignant

[məˈlɪgnənt] ADJ (= evil) → malvado (Med) → maligno
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malignant

[məˈlɪgnənt] adj
[tumour, disease] → malin/igne
(= malicious) [person] → malveillant(e)
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malignant

adjbösartig; (Med also) → maligne (spec); effectnegativ; he took a malignant delight in our misfortunesunser Unglück bereitete ihm ein hämisches Vergnügen; a malignant growth (Med, fig) → ein bösartiges Geschwür; malignant melanoma (Med) → malignes Melanom
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malignant

[məˈlɪgnənt] adjmaligno/a, malevolo/a (Med) (tumour) → maligno/a
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malign

(məˈlain) verb
to say unpleasant things about (someone or something), especially without reason. He's always maligning his wife when she isn't there.
malignant (məˈlignənt) adjective
1. (of people, their actions etc) intending, or intended, to do harm. a malignant remark.
2. (of a tumour, disease etc) likely to become worse and cause death. She died of a malignant tumour.
maˈlignantly adverb
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malignant

خَبِيث zhoubný ondartet bösartig κακοήθης maligno pahansuopa malin zloćudan maligno 悪意のある 극히 해로운 schadelijk ondartet złośliwy maligno злокачественный elakartad เป็นอันตราย kötücül ác tính 恶性的
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ma·lig·nant

a. maligno-a, pernicioso-a, de efecto destructivo;
neoplasia ___cáncer.
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malignant

adj maligno
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References in periodicals archive ?
Histological Sub Types Histological Sub Types (N) (%) Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma (3) (16.6%) Pleomorphic Spindle Cell Sarcoma (1) (5.5%) Undifferentiated Sarcoma (1) (5.5%) Recurrent Malignant Fibrosis Histiocytoma (1) (5.5%) Pleomorphic Leiomyosarcoma (1) (5.5%) Aggressive Fibromatosis (4) (22.2%) Synovial Sarcoma (1) (5.5%) Recurrent Fibromatosis (2) (11.1%) Myxoid Fibrosarcoma (3) (16.6%) Round Cell Liposarcoma (1) (5.5%) Table 3.
(2) A small, yet significant subgroup of sarcomas remains classified as undifferentiated/unclassified sarcoma (UUS), also associated with the terms malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) and undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (UPS).
The origin of the term "malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH)" dates back to the early 1960s.
Hollema et al., "Inclusion of malignant fibrous histiocytoma in the tumour spectrum associated with hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer," Genes, Chromosomes and Cancer, vol.
Overall histologic and immunohistochemical staining features were those of undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (pleomorphic malignant fibrous histiocytoma).
According to Staiman et al., the testis is a very rare location for malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH).
Two different types of malignant fibrous histiocytomas from pet dogs.
Sarcomatous de- differentiation (osteosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma or rarely chondrosarcoma) is occasionally seen (<1%) and is more common in the polyostotic form8.
of sarcomatoid elements present 1 14.2 2 11.8 3 3.8 .05 (b) Abbreviation: MFH, malignant fibrous histiocytoma. (a) Log-rank test unless otherwise noted.
Differential diagnosis of GCT-ST includes soft tissue mesenchymal tumour which are rich in giant cell, villonodular sinuvitis, cellular dermatofibroma, atypical fibroxanthoma, plexiform fibrohistiocytic tumour, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, leiomyosarcoma, extraskeletal osteosarcoma and epithelioid sarcoma.6
Chondroblastic osteosarcoma may show stippled, punctate, or linear mineralization at radiography or CT, while fibroblastic osteosarcomas often present as a purely lytic, rather than sclerotic, lesion which must be differentiated from other lytic lesions such as malignant fibrous histiocytoma, fibrosarcoma, and giant cell tumor.

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