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malignant

1. Pathol (of a tumour) uncontrollable or resistant to therapy; rapidly spreading
2. History (in the English Civil War) a Parliamentarian term for a royalist

malignant

[mə′līg·nənt]
(cell and molecular biology)
Pertaining to cells that have undergone phenotypic transformation by oncogenes or protooncogenes.
(medicine)
Endangering the life or health of an individual.
Of or pertaining to the growth and proliferation of certain neoplasms which terminate in death if not checked by treatment.
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So far, predisposition for malignant glaucoma was found in eyes with chronic angle closure glaucoma; nevertheless, cases in which open angle glaucoma was diagnosed prior to the surgery have also been reported [1, 2].
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Results: Out of 420 ovarian tumour cases, 250 (59.5%) were benign, 24 (5.7%) were borderline, and 146 (34.8%) were malignant. In terms of classification, 268 (63.8%) were surface epithelial tumours, 100 (23.8%) germ cell tumours, 29 (6.9%) sex cord stromal tumours, 12 (2.9%) metastatic tumours, n= and 11(1.2%) were miscellaneous..
Keywords: Basal cell carcinoma, Histopathological pattern, Malignant skin lesions, Squamous cell carcinoma.
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The effusion in the form of transudate is often formed due to systemic causes such as congestive heart failure and liver cirrhosis, while the effusion in the form of exudate can occur during the course of both malignant and benign lung diseases.
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Differentiation of malignant mesothelioma from reactive mesothelial proliferations is a frequent diagnostic dilemma in pathology, and few ancillary tests exist to help with this differential.