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indolent

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adjective in·do·lent \ˈin-də-lənt\

Medical Definition of indolent

  1. 1:  causing little or no pain <an indolent tumor>

  2. 2a:  growing or progressing slowly <leprosy is an indolent infectious disease>b:  slow to heal <an indolent ulcer>

indolence \-lənt(t)s\play noun




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