Part of speech:
A mass of new tissue growth independent of its surrounding structures, having no physiological function; neoplasm: such tumors are classified as benign or malignant
The quality or condition of being malignant
The definition of a growth is something that has grown on something else or an abnormal mass.
A malignant tumor arising from connective tissues.
A skin tumor, esp. a malignant one, derived from cells capable of melanin formation
(Med.) The spread of disease from one part of the body to another unrelated to it, as in the transfer of the cells of a malignant tumor by way of the bloodstream or lymphatics
A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
Having little or no detrimental effect; harmless:
Growing or spreading rapidly to the point of harm.
Of, at, relating to, or forming a limit, boundary, extremity, or end:
The definition of a carcinogen is anything that causes cancer.
The treatment of disease using chemical agents or drugs that are selectively toxic to the causative agent of the disease, such as a virus, bacterium, or other microorganism.
Evil or wicked behavior; depravity
The application of such energy, as in medical treatment.
The quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady.
A kind or generous act
type genus of the family Cancridae
the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22
any 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
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