HyperDic: malignant_neoplastic_disease

English > 1 sense of the expression malignant neoplastic disease:
NOUNstatemalignant neoplastic disease, cancerany malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division
English > malignant neoplastic disease: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAny malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream.
Synonymcancer
NarrowercarcinomaAny malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue
leukemia, leukaemia, leucaemia, cancer of the bloodmalignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues
lymphomaA neoplasm of lymph tissue that is usually malignant
sarcomaA usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.)
Broadermalignant tumor, malignant neoplasm, metastatic tumorA tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
Spanishcáncer, carcinoma
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