Synonyms for malignant |

Synonyms for malignant

1. malignant (a.)

dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor)

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2. malignant hyperthermia (n.)

hereditary condition in which certain anesthetics (e.g., halothane) cause high body temperatures and muscle rigidity


3. malignant hypertension (n.)

severe hypertension that runs a rapid course and damages the inner linings of the blood vessels and the heart and spleen and kidneys and brain

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4. malignant tumor (n.)

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