Meaning of “malignancy” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “malignancy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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malignancynoun [ C/U ]

us /məˈlɪɡ·nən·si/ medical

tissue that is growing because of a disease process and that is likely to cause death:

[ U ] If this type of malignancy is discovered early enough, the outlook is pretty good.
[ C ] a slow-growing malignancy

(Definition of “malignancy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)