What is another word for malignant?

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[ məlˈɪɡnənt], [ məlˈɪɡnənt], [ m_ə_l_ˈɪ_ɡ_n_ə_n_t]

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What is malignant?

Malignant means cancerous. A malignant tumor is a cancerous growth that develops from the normal cells in the body. Some malignant tumors are benign, meaning that they don't spread to other parts of the body, but others are deadly. Malignant tumors often become more widespread and life-threatening as they grow.

There are many types of malignant tumors, and they can be found almost anywhere in the body. Most malignant tumors arise in the cells that make up the tissues of the body.

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