Benign

Describes any illness that is not life threatening. Often used for tumours to mean non-cancerous

Benign

Contained and unable to invade surrounding tissue (contrast with malignant).

Benign

A growth or lump that is not a cancer. Benign lumps are usually limited to a small area and are slow growing. They only cause problems because of their size or where they are situated. They are often successfully removed by surgery and usually do not grow again.

Benign

Not malignant
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benign

(bә-nīn´) not recurrent; favorable for recovery with appropriate treatment. The opposite of malignant.
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benign

(b1u-n1n;) Not malignant.
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benign

(L. benignus) not malignant; not recurrent; favourable for recovery.
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benign

[adj] - (pathology) not dangerous to health 2. [adj] - of disposition or manner 3. [adj] - pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
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Benign

• (a.) Of a kind or gentle disposition; gracious; generous; favorable; benignant. • (a.) Exhibiting or manifesting kindness, gentleness, favor, etc.; mild; kindly; salutary; wholesome. • (a.) Of a mild type or character; as, a benign disease.
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benign

<oncology> Something that does not metastasise and treatment or removal is curative. ... Compare: malignant. ... Origin: L. Benignus ... (11 Jan 1998) ...
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benign

adjective kindness of disposition or manner; `the benign ruler of millions`; `benign intentions`
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Benign

Be·nign' adjective [ Middle English benigne , bening , Old French benigne , French bénin , fem. bénigne , from Latin benignus , contr. from benigenus ; bonus good + root of genus kind. See Bounty , and Genus .] 1....
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benign

A cancer that has low possibility of spread to other parts of the body.
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BENIGN

A condition or abnormal growth that is treatable and not life-threatening. Opposite of malignant.
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Benign

A lesion which is not cancerous.
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BENIGN

a mild, non-lethal illness, especially a non-cancerous tumor. Contrast with malignant.
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Benign

A non-cancerous or non-malignant tumor or growth.
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benign

A swelling or growth that is not cancerous and does not spread from one part of the body to another.
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Benign

A term that is used to describe a tumor which does not spread but grows through expansion. If within the body, its effects are often only noticed when the tumor interferes with the function of surrounding organs through displacement or pressure. Within the brain benign tumors can be fatal as they compress sensitive structures within the rigid skull...
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Benign

A term used to describe a tumor that is not cancerous.
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Benign

Any medical condition or anatomical malformation that if untreated will not become life-threatening. Most often benign is used to describe a tumor that is not cancerous. Benign tumors do not spread to tissues around them or to other parts of the body.
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benign

benign 1. Having a kind and gentle disposition or appearance. 2. Not a threat to life or long-term health; especially, by being noncancerous; such as, a benign tumor. 3. Something which is neutral or harmless in its effect or influence. 4. Mild or favorable in effect; for example, a benign climate. 5. Favorable for recovery with appropriate tre...
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Benign

Benign refers to a condition that should not become life-threatening. In relation to tumours, benign means not cancerous.
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Benign

Benign: Not cancer. Not malignant. A benign tumor does not invade surrounding tissue or spread to other parts of the body. A benign tumor may grow but it stays put (in the same place). In a general sense, 'benign' means of a mild character that does not threaten health or life. Floaters in the eye are benign. They have no significant effect on visi...
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Benign

is any condition which, untreated or with symptomatic therapy, will not become dangerous to health, is not recurrent or progressive.
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