Definition of 'malignant'
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And he spent considerable time researching the genesis of malignant melanoma. The Sun (2016)This malignant tumour is already equal to our entire national economy and growing rapidly bigger. The Sun (2013)The most serious and least common skin cancer is malignant melanoma. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)It is also highly likely to give her malignant skin cancer. The Sun (2012)There still is a remote chance of malignant change. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Then further tests showed a malignant tumour which meant having a mastectomy to remove it. The Sun (2009)She took herself off to a dermatologist who took a biopsy and diagnosed early malignant melanoma. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It turned out to be malignant melanoma. The Sun (2012)The features of malignant tumours are quite different. The Antioxidant Health Plan (1994)He will remain there until next week before tests to see if the tumour is malignant. The Sun (2008)Doctors had found a malignant melanoma on his face and he was given emergency surgery which left him needing major facial reconstruction. The Sun (2009)Advances are being recorded not only in the treatment of malignant disease but also in the incidence and outcome of coronary arterial disease. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These form 80 per cent of malignant brain tumours and often cause death within a year. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are less dangerous than another common form of skin cancer - malignant melanoma. The Sun (2008)A malignant brain tumour was diagnosed last September. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The man had advanced malignant melanoma - skin cancer - which is very difficult to treat once it has spread. The Sun (2008)It suggested that increasing use is causing at least 100 deaths a year and 370 cases of malignant skin cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It has not all been laughs; in 2000 he discovered he was suffering from thyroid cancer and the malignant growth was close to his vocal cords. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'malignant'
British English: malignant /məˈlɪɡnənt/ ADJECTIVE
A malignant tumour or disease is serious, spreads rapidly to other parts of the body, and may cause death.
...a malignant tumour.
- American English: malignant
- Arabic: خَبِيث
- Brazilian Portuguese: maligno
- Chinese: 恶性的
- Croatian: zloćudan
- Czech: zhoubný nádor
- Danish: ondartet
- Dutch: schadelijk
- European Spanish: maligno
- Finnish: pahansuopa
- French: malin médical
- German: bösartig
- Greek: κακοήθης
- Italian: maligno
- Japanese: 悪意のある
- Korean: 극히 해로운
- Norwegian: ondartet
- Polish: złośliwy
- European Portuguese: maligno
- Romanian: malign
- Russian: злокачественный
- Spanish: maligno
- Swedish: elakartad
- Thai: เป็นอันตราย
- Turkish: kötücül
- Ukrainian: злоякісний
- Vietnamese: ác tính
Definition of malignant from the Collins English Dictionary
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