noun. abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer).
- physical condition
- physiological condition
- physiological state
adjective. ['məˈlɪgnənt'] dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor).
Example sentences of the word malignant-hyperthermia
1. Noun Phrase
This condition, called malignant hyperthermia, occurs after general anesthesia administration 234.