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Malignance
Malignance Ma*lig"nance, Malignancy Ma*lig"nan*cy, n. [See Malignant.] 1. The state or quality of being malignant; extreme malevolence; bitter enmity; malice; as, malignancy of heart. 2. Unfavorableness; evil nature. The malignancy of my fate might perhaps distemner yours. --Shak. 3. (Med.) Virulence; tendency to a fatal issue; as, the malignancy of an ulcer or of a fever. 4. The state of being a malignant. Syn: Malice; malevolence; malignity. See Malice.
Malignancy
Malignance Ma*lig"nance, Malignancy Ma*lig"nan*cy, n. [See Malignant.] 1. The state or quality of being malignant; extreme malevolence; bitter enmity; malice; as, malignancy of heart. 2. Unfavorableness; evil nature. The malignancy of my fate might perhaps distemner yours. --Shak. 3. (Med.) Virulence; tendency to a fatal issue; as, the malignancy of an ulcer or of a fever. 4. The state of being a malignant. Syn: Malice; malevolence; malignity. See Malice.
Malignant
Sore Sore, a. [Compar. Sorer; superl. Sorest.] [OE. sor, sar, AS. s[=a]r; akin to D. zeer, OS. & OHG. s?r, G. sehr very, Icel. s[=a]rr, Sw. s[*a]r, Goth. sair pain. Cf. Sorry.] 1. Tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; painful; -- said of the body or its parts; as, a sore hand. 2. Fig.: Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed; very susceptible of irritation. Malice and hatred are very fretting and vexatious, and apt to make our minds sore and uneasy. --Tillotson. 3. Severe; afflictive; distressing; as, a sore disease; sore evil or calamity. --Shak. 4. Criminal; wrong; evil. [Obs.] --Shak. Sore throat (Med.), inflammation of the throat and tonsils; pharyngitis. See Cynanche. Malignant, Ulcerated or Putrid, sore throat. See Angina, and under Putrid.
Malignant
Malignant Ma*lig"nant, n. 1. A man of extrems enmity or evil intentions. --Hooker. 2. (Eng. Hist.) One of the adherents of Charles L. or Charles LL.; -- so called by the opposite party.
Malignant
Malignant Ma*lig"nant, a. [L. malignans, -antis, p. pr. of malignare, malignari, to do or make maliciously. See Malign, and cf. Benignant.] 1. Disposed to do harm, inflict suffering, or cause distress; actuated by extreme malevolence or enmity; virulently inimical; bent on evil; malicious. A malignant and a turbaned Turk. --Shak. 2. Characterized or caused by evil intentions; pernicious. ``Malignant care.' --Macaulay. Some malignant power upon my life. --Shak. Something deleterious and malignant as his touch. --Hawthorne. 3. (Med.) Tending to produce death; threatening a fatal issue; virulent; as, malignant diphtheria. Malignant pustule (Med.), a very contagious disease, transmitted to man from animals, characterized by the formation, at the point of reception of the virus, of a vesicle or pustule which first enlarges and then breaks down into an unhealthy ulcer. It is marked by profound exhaustion and usually fatal. Called also charbon, and sometimes, improperly, anthrax.
Malignant lymphoma
Lymphoma Lym*pho"ma, n. [NL. See Lymph, and -oma.] (Med.) A tumor having a structure resembling that of a lymphatic gland; -- called also lymphadenoma. Malignant lymphoma, a fatal disease characterized by the formation in various parts of the body of new growths resembling lymphatic glands in structure.
Malignant pustule
Pustule Pus"tule (?; 135), n. [L. pustula, and pusula: cf. F. pustule.] (Med.) A vesicle or an elevation of the cuticle with an inflamed base, containing pus. Malignant pustule. See under Malignant.
Malignant pustule
Malignant Ma*lig"nant, a. [L. malignans, -antis, p. pr. of malignare, malignari, to do or make maliciously. See Malign, and cf. Benignant.] 1. Disposed to do harm, inflict suffering, or cause distress; actuated by extreme malevolence or enmity; virulently inimical; bent on evil; malicious. A malignant and a turbaned Turk. --Shak. 2. Characterized or caused by evil intentions; pernicious. ``Malignant care.' --Macaulay. Some malignant power upon my life. --Shak. Something deleterious and malignant as his touch. --Hawthorne. 3. (Med.) Tending to produce death; threatening a fatal issue; virulent; as, malignant diphtheria. Malignant pustule (Med.), a very contagious disease, transmitted to man from animals, characterized by the formation, at the point of reception of the virus, of a vesicle or pustule which first enlarges and then breaks down into an unhealthy ulcer. It is marked by profound exhaustion and usually fatal. Called also charbon, and sometimes, improperly, anthrax.
Malignantly
Malignantly Ma*lig"nant*ly, adv. In a malignant manner.
Nonmalignant
Nonmalignant Non`ma*lig"nant, a. Not malignant, as a disease.

Meaning of Lignan from wikipedia

- The lignans are a large group of polyphenols found in plants. Some examples of lignans are enterolignans, enterodiol and enterolactone. From lign- (Latin...
- Enterodiol is a lignan formed by the action of intestinal bacteria on lignan precursors found in plants. Lampe JW (2003). "Isoflavonoid and lignan phytoestrogens...
- (which helps prevent constipation). Flax contains hundreds of times more lignans than other plant foods. Flaxseeds are especially rich in thiamine, magnesium...
- The molecular formula C27H34O11 (534.55 g/mol) may refer to : Arctiin, a lignan Phillyrin, a lignan...
- C20H22O6 (molar m**** : 358.38 g/mol, exact m**** : 358.141638 u) may refer to : Matairesinol, a lignan Miroestrol, a phytooestrogen Pinoresinol, a lignan...
- Lignan-de-Bordeaux is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. Communes of the Gironde department INSEE...
- the action of intestinal bacteria from plant lignan precursors present in the diet. Many dietary plant lignan precursors, such as secoisolariciresinol, matairesinol...
- flaxseed. Flaxseed is the richest source of lignans, which is one of three major cl****es of phytoestrogen. Lignans are thought to have estrogen agonist and...
- can form many groups of important biological compounds including sugars, lignans, chitins, alcohols, fats, and aromatic esters, carotenoids and terpenes...
- tolfenamic acid) Fluoxetine Flupirtine Hopantenic acid Lanthanum Lavender oil Lignans (e.g., 4-O-methylhonokiol, honokiol, magnolol, obovatol) Loreclezole Menthyl...
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