nonmalignant

adjective
non·​ma·​lig·​nant | \ ˌnän-mə-ˈlig-nənt How to pronounce nonmalignant (audio) \

Definition of nonmalignant

: not malignant a nonmalignant tumor nonmalignant diseases

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Another nonmalignant mole was discovered and removed from the shoulder-area of his back in 2016. Darcel Rockett, chicagotribune.com, "Don't dismiss moles, melanoma risk just because you have dark skin," 16 May 2017 The new technology could work in nonmalignant blood diseases, Varghese said. Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Engineered bone marrow may ease transplants," 12 May 2017

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1852, in the meaning defined above

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nonmalignant

adjective
non·​ma·​lig·​nant | \ -mə-ˈlig-nənt How to pronounce nonmalignant (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonmalignant

: not malignant a nonmalignant tumor

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