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non-malignant

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Definition of non-malignant in English:

adjective

(Of a tumour) benign; not cancerous.
Example sentences
  • They will find that ‘cancer’ does not include many kinds of non-malignant tumour.
  • The former power engineer said his skull remained weak after two operations to remove non-malignant tumours and he was undergoing further tests after doctors raised fears of a third.
  • Richard Davis, 53, of London, enjoyed bridge, the cinema and meals out before taking medication for a non-malignant pituitary gland tumour.

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