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malignancy

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