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 quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady.
(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
The definition of a carcinogen is anything that causes cancer.
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
The definition of a growth is something that has grown on something else or an abnormal mass.
A malignant tumor arising from connective tissues.
Growing or spreading rapidly to the point of harm.
Of, at, relating to, or forming a limit, boundary, extremity, or end:
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.
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
A skin tumor, esp. a malignant one, derived from cells capable of melanin formation
Having little or no detrimental effect; harmless:
A kind or generous act
A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
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