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malignancy

Pronunciation: /məˈlɪgnənsi/

Translation of malignancy in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -cies)

  • 1 [Medicine/Medicina] 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (of growth) malignidad (feminine) 1.2 countable/numerable (growth) tumor (masculine) maligno
    Example sentences
    • Can prolonged administration of endothelial antiapoptotic agents influence the growth of malignancies?
    • Alternatively, infiltrating microglia near a focus of radiation necrosis may be mistaken for a malignancy in a treated glioma.
    • When the mutation occurs in a cell, it essentially takes the brakes off the cell's growth, causing a malignancy.
  • 2 (evil) malignidad (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • By the very nature of what it is, Empires are malignant, not benign though they cloak this malignancy with shallow kindness.
    • We know we harbor the same malignancy and malice, the same greed and injustice that we detest in others.
    • I get angry, but I don't hate because hate causes malignancy in me, not the person I'm hating.

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