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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

- removed, benign tumors usually do not grow back, whereas malignant tumors sometimes do. Unlike most benign tumors elsewhere in the body, benign brain tumors...
- cancer) Benign tumor Outside oncology Benign intracranial hypertension Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo Benign prostatic...
- 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 a neurological disorder characterized by fasciculation (twitching) of various voluntary muscles in the body. The...
- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a disorder arising from a problem in the inner ear. Symptoms are repeated, brief periods of vertigo with...
- Benign hypertension or benign essential hypertension are historical terms that are considered misleading, as hypertension is never benign, and consequently...
- Benign Rolandic epilepsy or benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BCECTS) is the most common epilepsy syndrome in childhood. Most children...
- brain. There are two main types of tumors: cancerous (malignant) tumors and benign (non-cancerous) tumors. Cancerous tumors can be divided into primary tumors...
- and immature. Mature teratomas include dermoid cysts and are generally benign. Immature teratomas may be cancerous. Most ovarian teratomas are mature...
- nevus and the degree of diagnostic uncertainty. Some nevi are known to be benign, and may simply be monitored over time. Others may warrant more thorough...
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