malignancy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “malignancy” in the English Dictionary

"malignancy" in British English

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uk   us   /məˈlɪɡ.nə specialized
[U] the ​state of being ​malignant: The malignancy of these ​tumours makes them ​difficult to ​treat. [C] a ​growth that is ​likely to get ​worse and ​lead to ​death: Tests ​revealed a malignancy that had to be ​removed.
(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 ​diseaseprocess and that is ​likely to ​causedeath: [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)
Translations of “malignancy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶性肿瘤, (疾病或肿块的)恶性…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡性腫瘤, (疾病或腫塊的)惡性…
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