Antonyms

1. malignant

adjective. ['məˈlɪgnənt'] dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor).

Antonyms

  • harmless

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Example sentences of the word malignant-tumor


1. Noun Phrase
The prognosis for most with organ-based adenocarcinoma isn't favorable because these fast-growing malignant tumors metastasize.

2. Noun Phrase
Several types of malignant tumors occur in canine feet, usually involving the toes.

3. Noun Phrase
Larger or malignant tumors, or those affecting the brain, are another story.

4. Noun Phrase
Gliomas range from low-grade and slow-growing tumors to poorly differentiated high-grade malignant tumors referred to as glioblastoma multiformes.

2. tumor

noun. ['ˈtuːmɝ'] an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose.

Synonyms

  • tumour
  • malignant tumor
  • brain tumour
  • teratoma
  • blastocytoma
  • skin tumor
  • plasmacytoma
  • meningioma
  • blastoma
  • granuloma
  • carcinoid
  • acanthoma
  • neurofibroma
  • adipose tumor
  • growth
  • metastatic tumor
  • neoplasm
  • pheochromocytoma
  • sand tumor
  • nonmalignant tumor
  • psammoma
  • brain tumor
  • neurilemoma
  • celioma
  • embryonal carcinosarcoma
  • malignant neoplasm
  • neuroma
  • benign tumor
  • nonmalignant tumour
  • phaeochromocytoma
  • lipoma
  • angioma
  • pinealoma
  • nonmalignant neoplasm

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • palingenesis
  • narrowing
  • decrease

Etymology

  • tumour (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tumor (Latin)
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