a : exhibition (as by a tumor) of malignant qualities : virulence
b : a malignant tumor
Examples of MALIGNANCY
- the malignancy of the tumor
- The test revealed a malignancy in the patient's chest.
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Related to MALIGNANCY
- cattiness, despite, hatefulness, malevolence, maliciousness, malignance, malice, malignity, meanness, nastiness, spite, spitefulness, spleen, venom, viciousness
ma·lig·nan·cy noun \mə-ˈlig-nən-sē\ (Medical Dictionary)
: the quality or state of being malignant
a : exhibition (as by a tumor) of malignant qualities : virulence b : a malignant tumor
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