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Noun: malignant neoplastic disease
  1. Any malignant growth or tumour caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
    - cancer

Derived forms: malignant neoplastic diseases

Type of: malignant neoplasm, malignant tumor [US], malignant tumour [Brit, Cdn], metastatic tumor [US], metastatic tumour [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Malignant neoplastic disease