How to use Malignant in a sentence
In this way they give rise to a malignant new growth.
A malignant attitude will turn others away from friendship
Note that the malignant cells are invading and destroying the muscle fibres of the heart.
Amber hoped that her son did not show his malignant side at his new school.
The evil queen was portrayed by the author as malignant and powerful.Advertisement
I desperately hoped that the cancerous tumor was not malignant.
Malignant tumors are difficult to eradicate because they can spread uncontrollably.
Malaria is widely prevalent, and in some years, after a wet spring, assumes a malignant character.
Some of them were benevolent, others malignant.
Tumours of the Liver may be innocent or malignant.Advertisement
Strong sulphuric acid is occasionally used as a caustic to venereal sores, warts and malignant growths.
Although PDT is licensed in several countries for palliation of malignant dysphagia, it yet has to prove itself against laser.
This is a malignant neoplasm of glandular epithelium invading down into muscle.
The maintenance of tissue homeostasis is also aided by apoptosis, which acts to remove damaged, aged, autoimmune or malignant cells.
Most things that cause high blood pressure can occasionally cause malignant hypertension.Advertisement
Increasing popularity of oversees holidays is partly blamed for an alarming rise in malignant melanoma incidence.
A cancer is the commonly used term for a malignant neoplasm.
In the course of a visit which he made to Innocent in this year, the bishop laid before the pope and cardinals a written memorial in which he ascribed all the evils of the Church to the malignant influence of the Curia.
In recent years the successful experimental transplantation of new growths, occurring sporadically in white mice and rats, into animals of the same species, has thrown a fresh light on all the features of malignant growths.
Early in 1643 he was chosen chancellor of the cathedral of Salisbury, but of this preferment he was soon deprived as a "malignant."Advertisement
However, so far it has not been proven by sequence analysis that the cultured T cells truly represent the malignant cells.
It probably takes fifteen or more years before a normal cervix gradually becomes malignant.
Given such prodigious credulity, can anyone doubt that human minds are ripe for malignant infection?
It was an odious face crafty, vicious, malignant, with shifty, light-grey eyes and white eyelashes.
Hysterectomy was performed and the histopathology showed residual hyperplasia only the tissue that had become malignant had been removed by the curettage.Advertisement
This may occur in syndromes such as malignant hyperpyrexia, tho a metabolic acidosis usually predominates.
Between one in 2,000 and one in 10,000 people are at risk of developing malignant hyperthermia as a reaction to some commonly used anesthetics.
In animal studies Esmeron was shown not to be a triggering factor for malignant hyperthermia.
The ' malignant leprosy ' is the contamination by the outside world which results from education with the Gentiles.
Some potentially malignant lesions can be managed by regular review, with or without medical treatment.
There are also areas in Latin America, Asia, and Oceania, where malignant malaria still occurs.
The implanted tumors develop into large, highly malignant brain tumors in the puppies.
These growths are often called tumors but are usually not malignant or cancer.
The effects of asbestos related illness particularly malignant mesothelioma which is a terminal illness is obviously devastating upon the individual and their family.
The form originating from collecting ducts is highly infrequent and very malignant with the five-year survival in 20% only.
It is occasionally malignant with local recurrence and pulmonary spread.
A few in every 1,000 of these may become malignant.
We came to the conclusion that in diagnosing patients with abnormal uterine cavity, MR imaging may help differentiate malignant from benign disorders.
Sometimes a tumor is called malignant when it is a cancer, but malignant hypertension is not cancer.
Can develop a malignant melanoma in very rare cases.
Skin cancer The most serious form of skin cancer is called malignant melanoma.
Most people with malignant mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they breathed asbestos.
For all studied cancers we found genes specifically methylated in malignant cells.
A melanoma can arise within an existing mole by the melanocytes becoming malignant or cancerous.
To our knowledge, a malignant counterpart of intraductal papilloma has not been described previously.
To address this aspect we study the interactions of Anopheles mosquitoes and plasmodium parasites, the agent of malignant malaria.
Professor Junia V. Melo has a longstanding interest in the molecular mechanisms underlying the malignant phenotype of CML.
All malignant salivary gland tumors expressed similar intense HA in tumor stroma.
Prognosis in patients with malignant neoplasms of the palatine tonsil were better in comparison with tongue cancer.
It is not a sufficient sign of malignant transformation.
Only malignant tumors have the capacity to move to new locations.
Most of the mice inoculated with highly variable BHK-21 cells developed malignant rhabdoid tumor (MRT ).
Fungating malignant wounds often become cavity wounds, due to extensive tissue destruction (Figure 6 ).
One by one they refuse to render any reasonable account of themselves; each seems a mere chance, and the whole tends to elude us like a mirage which some malignant power creates for our illusion.
On purely defensive lines, early apologists rebut charges of cannibalism and sexual promiscuity; the Christians had to meet in secret, and the gossip of a rotten age drew malignant conclusions.
The bourgeois revolutionists of France had all been philosophes, but their philosophy had at least paid lip-service to " reason "; the Russian revolutionists who formed the majority of the first and second Dumas, as though inspired by the exalted nonsense preached by Tolstoi, 1 subordinated reason to sentiment, until - their impracticable temper having been advertised to all the world - it became easy for the government to treat them as a mere excrescence on the national life, a malignant growth to be removed by a necessary operation.
We know that diseases were attributed by the Israelites to malignant demons which they, like the Arabs, identified with serpents.
All are of the malignant type, to be propitiated only by acceptable offerings from persons who desire to visit the locality where it is supposed to reside.
So too, many of the spirits especially concerned with the operations of nature are conceived as neutral or even benevolent; the European peasant fears the corn-spirit only when he irritates him by trenching on his domain and taking his property by cutting the corn; similarly, there is no reason why the more insignificant personages of the pantheon should be conceived as malevolent, and we find that the Petara of the Dyaks are far from indiscriminating and malignant, though disease and death are laid at their door.
The Hindus also regard the dog as unclean, and submit to various purifications if they accidentally come in contact with it, believing that every dog is animated by a wicked and malignant spirit condemned to do penance in that form for crimes committed in a previous state of existence.
Though, however, the discomfiture of malignant spirits still plays an important part in the Catholic doctrine of benedictions, this has on the whole tended to become subordinated to other benefits.
General atrophy or emaciation is brought about by the tissues being entirely or partially deprived of nutriment, as in starvation, or in malignant, tubercular, and other diseases of the alimentary system which interfere with the proper ingestion, digestion or absorption of food material.
The greater the degree of anaplasia the more the tumour cells conform in character and appearance to the embryonic type of cell and the more malignant is the new growth.
A malignant tumour composed of undifferentiated masses of cells.
The malignant cells develop and accumulate muscle fibres show the pigment in their protoplasm granules of melanin granules, which are of a light yellow pigment.
The typhoid organism was not found to be taken off from the decomposing masses of semi-liquid filth largely contaminated with a culture of bacillus typhosus; but, on the other hand, it was abundantly proved that it could grow over moist surfaces of stones, &c. Certain disease-producing organisms, such as the bacillus of tetanus and malignant oedema, appear to be universally distributed in soil, while others, as the bacillus typhosus and spirillum cholerae, appear to have only a local distribution.
He bought a vigna in the Borgo near the Vatican, and thereon erected a sumptuous palace after designs by Bramante; and it was here, in the summer of 1503, that he entertained the pope and Cesare Borgia at a banquet that went on till nightfall despite the unhealthy season of the year, when ague in its most malignant form was rife.
And now, for the better setting forth of his doctrines, to silence pedants, and confute malignant misinterpretation, he published a collection of his writings.
As a satirist he possessed great merit, though he sins from an excess of severity, and is sometimes malignant and unjust.
But at the time he was suffering from a malignant disease of the throat, and he died on the 5th of June, being succeeded by his eldest son, the emperor William.
In character he was not malignant, but he was intellectually torpid, and of a credulity which almost passes belief.
The name Zoilus came to be generally used of a spiteful and malignant critic.
But all is not finished with the passage of the soul to the land of the dead; the soul may return to avenge its death by helping to discover the murderer, or to wreak vengeance for itself; there is a widespread belief that those who die a violent death become malignant spirits and endanger the lives of those who come near the haunted spot; the woman who dies in child-birth becomes a pontianak, and threatens the life of human beings; and man resorts to magical or religious means of repelling his spiritual dangers.
The commonest form of malignant tumour is the result of the growth of cancerous elements which have been brought to the liver by the veins coming up from a primary focus of the large intestine.
He himself, however, died on the 18th of August 472, of malignant fever.
The objection entertained by many natives to entering hospitals or to altering their traditional methods of cure renders these diseases much more malignant and fatal than they would be in other circumstances.
She excelled particularly in the impersonation of evil or malignant passion, in her presentation of which there was a majesty and dignity which fascinated while it repelled.
He was singularly sweet-tempered, and shrank from the impassioned political bitterness that raged about him; bore with relative equanimity a flood of coarse and malignant abuse of his motives, morals, religion, 4 personal honesty and decency; cherished very few personal animosities; and better than any of his great antagonists cleared political opposition of illblooded personality.
The belief in demons, mostly malignant, keeps the Koreans in constant terror, and much of their substance is spent on propitiations.
At the end of November 3 the disease became suddenly more severe, and most of those attacked died; and from the 21st of December it became still more malignant, death occurring in some cases in a few hours, and without any buboes being formed.
In the second half of December, when the disease had already lasted two months, cases of plague occurred in several neighbouring villages, all of an extremely malignant type, so that in some places all who were attacked died.
In the opinion of Dr Payne the real beginning of the disease was in the year 1877, in the vicinity of Astrakhan, and the sudden development of the malignant out of a mild form of the disease was no more than had been observed in other places.
I regret to say that this doctrine, supported as it is by a ceaseless stream of malignant lies about the intentions of the British government, is producing a great effect upon a large number of our Dutch fellow-colonists.
In surgery, the term is given to substances used to destroy living tissues and so inhibit the action of organic poisons, as in bites, malignant disease and gangrenous processes.
Belief in a Supreme Being is vague but universal, but as this Being is good, or at least neutral, he is disregarded, and the native applies himself to the propitiation and coercion, by magical means, of the countless malignant spirits with which he imagines himself to be surrounded, and which are constantly on the watch to catch him tripping.
The strongest belief of the natives was in the power of the ghosts of the dead, so that they carried the bones of relatives to secure themselves from harm, and they fancied the forest swarming with malignant demons.
At the beginning of 1900, however, there was a serious recrudescence of plague at Calcutta, and a malignant outbreak in the district of Patna, which caused I 000 deaths a week.
She forced him into war against Austrasia, in the course of which she procured the assassination of the victorious king Sigebert (575); she carried on a malignant struggle against Chilperic's sons by his first wife, Theodebert, Merwich and Clovis, who all died tragic deaths; and she per sistently endeavoured to secure the throne for her own children.
They ascribed all their misfortunes to the work of .a malignant faction, and believed that, if they could escape from Paris, a display of force by friendly powers would enable them to restore the supremacy of the crown.
The benevolent or malignant influence of each planet, together with the sun and moon, is modified by the sign it inhabits at the nativity; thus Jupiter in one house may indicate riches, fame in another, beauty in another, and Saturn similarly poverty, obscurity or deformity.
Baldwin, from his boyhood up, had been of a vindictive, malignant, quarrelsome nature.
Elevated CA 125 is found both in malignant mesothelioma & serous papillary peritoneal carcinoma.
Most of the mice inoculated with highly variable BHK-21 cells developed malignant rhabdoid tumor (MRT).
Simple (i.e. without villous component) and small (1 cm) tubular adenomas are very common and have a low malignant potential.
Fungating malignant wounds often become cavity wounds, due to extensive tissue destruction (Figure 6).
I deperately hoped that the canceroustumor was not malignant.
Malignant tumors are often difficult to eradicate because they can spread uncontrollably.
The test detected a mass in her breast that turned out to be malignant.
If the cancer cells have spread to surrounding tissue, even after the malignant tumor is removed, it will typically recur.
Surgery may also be preventive or prophylactic, removing an abnormal looking area of tissue that is likely to become malignant over time.
Benign-In medical usage, benign is the opposite of malignant.
These include various types of malignant brain tumors, as well as leukemia and cancerous tumors of certain muscles (rhabdomyosarcoma), the adrenal glands (pheochromocytoma), or the kidneys (Wilms' tumor).
The doctor will begin by ruling out such other possible diagnoses as bacterial or viral infections, collagen vascular disease, hypersensitivity reactions, and malignant tumors.
Most moles are benign (not cancerous), but atypical moles (dysplastic nevi) may develop into malignant melanoma, a potentially fatal form of skin cancer.
Patients should realize that slicing off a section of a malignant mole will not cause the cancer to spread.
Malignant melanoma-The most serious of the three types of skin cancer, malignant melanoma arises from the melanocytes, the skin cells that produce the pigment melanin.
Wilms' tumor is a type of malignant tumor.
Malignant cells can even travel through the body to invade other organ systems, most commonly the lungs and brain.
Malignant hyperthermia is a rare, inherited condition in which a person develops a very high fever when given certain anesthetics or muscle relaxants in preparation for surgery.
Malignant hyperthermia-A type of reaction (probably with a genetic origin) that can occur during general anesthesia and in which the patient experiences a high fever, muscle rigidity, and irregular heart rate and blood pressure.
A sarcoma is a cancerous (malignant) bone tumor.
A sarcoma is a type of malignant primary bone tumor.
Malignant primary bone tumors account for less than 1 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the United States.
Malignant primary bone tumors are characterized as either bone cancers which originate in the hard material of the bone or soft-tissue sarcomas which begin in blood vessels, nerves, or tissues containing muscles, fat, or fiber.
Giant cell tumors are originally benign but sometimes become malignant.
Both benign and malignant bone tumors can distort and weaken bone and cause pain, but benign tumors are generally painless and asymptomatic.
Performed under local or general anesthetic, biopsy reveals whether a tumor is benign or malignant and identifies the type of cancer cells the malignant tumor contains.
Bone cancer is usually diagnosed about three months after symptoms first appear, and 20 percent of malignant tumors have metastasized to the lungs or other parts of the body by that time.
Because more than four of every five malignant bone tumors metastasize to the lungs, a CAT scan of the chest is performed to see if these organs have been affected.
This technique is effective in identifying cells that are found in Ewing's sarcoma but are not present in other malignant tumors.
Rarely, malignant tumors of the kidney (renal cell carcinoma) occur within an existing angiolipoma.
Parents may be concerned that enlarged lymph nodes in their child are malignant.
Retinoblastoma is a malignant tumor of the retina that occurs predominantly in young children.
The retinal tumor which characterizes retinoblastoma is malignant, meaning that it can metastasize (spread) to other parts of the eye and eventually other parts of the body.
Malignant (cancerous) tumors can spread to other parts of the body.
A malignant tumor of the retina (retinoblastoma) can result when just one retinal cell loses control of it cell cycle and replicates out of control.
Soft-tissue sarcomas are malignant tumors of the muscle, nerves, joints, blood vessels, deep skin tissues, or fat.
Malignant tumor-An abnormal proliferation of cells that can spread to other sites.
Malignant tumors, most commonly non-Hodgkin's lymphoma or cancers of the gall bladder and liver.
People with MD are susceptible to a severe reaction, known as malignant hyperthermia, when given halothane anesthetic.
A serious and life-threatening type of otitis externa is called malignant otitis externa.
In malignant otitis externa, a patient has usually had minor symptoms of otitis externa for some months, with pain and drainage.
If the rare infection malignant otitis externa is suspected, computed tomography scan (CT scan) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans will be performed to determine how widely the infection has spread within bone and tissue.
Left untreated, malignant otitis externa may spread sufficiently to cause death.
The most serious complications of malignant otitis externa can be avoided by careful attention to early symptoms of ear pain and drainage from the ear canal.
Fever, infection, surgery, and benign or malignant tumors increase the amount of nutrients that hospitalized patients need.
Severe malignant infantile osteopetrosis (early-onset osteopetrosis) is the most severe form of osteopetrosis.
About one-third of all children with malignant infantile osteopetroses die before age ten.
Although this form of osteopetrosis is called "malignant," it is not a type of cancer.
This condition is usually less severe than early-onset or malignant infantile osteopetrosis and is not normally life-threatening.
Worldwide malignant infantile osteopetrosis occurs in about one in 100,000 to 500,000 births, making it exceedingly rare.
Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) is the only therapy that can completely cure severe malignant infantile osteopetrosis.
About two-thirds of children who have severe malignant infantile osteopetrosis die before age ten unless they have a successful bone marrow transplant.
Both UVA and UVB radiation play a role in the development of a form of skin cancer called malignant melanoma.
While this keeps the immune system from attacking a person's own skin, it also means that any malignant (cancerous) cells in the skin will be able to grow freely.
Malignant melanoma will occur anywhere on the body.
Not every suspicious pimple or mole ends up being a malignant melanoma, and no physician will criticize you acting on the cautious side.
There is no specific treatment required, although a yearly skin exam is recommended to rule out any abnormalities or malignant melanomas.
Usually, the surgeon will cut out some of the healthy tissue also, just to make sure all of the malignant cells are gone.
In the Great Remonstrance of 1641 occur the words "the malignant partie, wherof the Archbishop (Laud) and the earl of Strafford being heads."
A defect in co-ordination allows the stimulated active vegetative cellular elements, or the more fully differentiated tissue, to over-develop and so form tumours, simple or malignant.
Though he loses no opportunity of being coarse, he is not licentious; though he is often truculent, he cannot be called malignant.
Metastatic peritoneal adenocarcinoma is the most likely diagnosis in a patient with malignant ascites.
The blood that was not transfused was examined cytologically for malignant cells and none were found.
The origin, nature, and propagation of neoplasms of all kinds, especially of those which are malignant, are engaging much attention.
In medical science, the term "malignant" is applied to a particularly virulent or dangerous form which a disease may take, or to a tumour or growth of rapid growth, extension to the lymphatic glands, and recurrence after operation.