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- adj. Not malignant, without malice.
- adj. Of a growth in the body, not cancerous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not malignant, as a disease; -- used especially of tumors.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In pathology, benignant; not malignant: as, a non-malignant tumor.
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It was described as a nonmalignant melanoma, a precancerous growth.
The charity, Voices Against Brain Cancer, conducts monthly support groups for caregivers and families of brain-cancer patients, as well as people who have been diagnosed with nonmalignant brain tumors.
Smooth, firm nodules on the surface of the testicle usually represent a nonmalignant cyst.
Even the distinction between malignant and nonmalignant tumors likely escaped Hippocrates: his karkinos included every conceivable form of swelling—nodes, carbuncles, polyps, protrusions, tubercles, pustules, and glands—lumps lumped indiscriminately into the same category of pathology.
In one hand she carries the moplike wig she has worn since she underwent radiation therapy for a nonmalignant brain tumor a year ago; in the other, a pretty scarf that she will shortly tie around the part of her scalp that's still bald.
Paes was continuing his comeback from a five-month layoff due to a nonmalignant brain lesion.
Taken to the hospital, Talmadge was informed he had blood in his abdomen, caused by a nonmalignant tumor on his kidney.
Mo had recently completed debilitating treatments for a nonmalignant brain tumor, which had caused her hair to fall out.
DESCRIPTION AND SYMPTOMS: Malignant or nonmalignant lumps in the breasts of women.
If you expose them to the caffeine as well, 44 percent reduction in nonmalignant tumors, a 72 percent reduction in malignant tumors.