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Benignancy
Benignancy Be*nig"nan*cy, n. Benignant quality; kindliness.
Benignant
Benignant Be*nig"nant, a. [LL. benignans, p. pr. of benignare, from L. benignus. See Benign.] Kind; gracious; favorable. -- Be*nig"nant*ly, adv.
Benignantly
Benignant Be*nig"nant, a. [LL. benignans, p. pr. of benignare, from L. benignus. See Benign.] Kind; gracious; favorable. -- Be*nig"nant*ly, adv.
Benignly
Benignly Be*nign"ly, adv. In a benign manner.
Unbenign
Unbenign Un`be*nign", a. Not benign; malignant.

Meaning of Benign from wikipedia

- characterization of cancer. A malignant tumor contrasts with a non-cancerous benign tumor in that a malignancy is not self-limited in its growth, is capable...
- A benign tumor is a m**** of cells (tumor) that lacks the ability either to invade neighboring tissue or metastasize (spread throughout the body). When...
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also called prostate enlargement, is a noncancerous increase in size of the prostate gland. Symptoms may include frequent...
- Benign fasciculation syndrome (BFS) is characterized by fasciculation (twitching) of voluntary muscles in the body. The twitching can occur in any voluntary...
- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a disorder arising from a problem in the inner ear. Symptoms are repeated, brief periods of vertigo with...
- within the brain. There are two main types of tumors: malignant tumors and benign (non-cancerous) tumors. These can be further classified as primary tumors...
- Benign nephrosclerosis refers to the renal changes most commonly occurring in ****ociation with long-standing hypertension. It is termed benign because...
- of an archipelago. The cause is unknown, but the condition is entirely benign (importantly, it does not represent oral cancer), and there is no curative...
- Benign hypertension or benign essential hypertension are historical terms that are considered misleading, as hypertension is never benign, and consequently...
- and immature. Mature teratomas include dermoid cysts and are generally benign. Immature teratomas may be cancerous. Most ovarian teratomas are mature...