Definitions for malignant neoplasm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malignant tumor, malignant neoplasm, metastatic tumor(noun)

    a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body


  1. Cancer

    Malignant Neoplasm is a tumor composed of atypical neoplastic, often pleomorphic cells that invade other tissues. Malignant neoplasms often metastasize to distant anatomic sites and may recur after excision. The most common malignant neoplasms are carcinomas (adenocarcinomas or squamous cell carcinomas), Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas, leukemias, melanomas, and sarcomas.


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