HyperDic: malignancy

English > 2 senses of the word malignancy:
NOUNstatemalignancy, malignance(medicine) a malignant state
attributemalignancy, malignity, malignancequality of being disposed to evil
malignancy > pronunciation
Soundsmahlih'gnahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > malignancy: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaning(medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death.
Synonymmalignance
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Partscancer cellA cell that is part of a malignant tumor
Narrowermalignant tumor, malignant neoplasm, metastatic tumorA tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
BroaderdiseaseAn impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
Spanishmalignidad
Catalanmalignitat
Adjectivesmalignantdangerous to health
English > malignancy: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningQuality of being disposed to evil; intense ill will.
Synonymsmalignity, malignance
AttributesmalignEvil or harmful in nature or influence
Broaderevil, evilnessThe quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
Oppositebenignity, benignancy, graciousnessThe quality of being kind and gentle
Spanishmalignidad

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