Malignant vs Cytoreduction - What's the difference?

malignant | cytoreduction |


As nouns the difference between malignant and cytoreduction

is that malignant is while cytoreduction is (surgery) the surgical removal of part of a malignant tumour.

As an adjective malignant

is harmful, malevolent, injurious.

malignant

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Harmful, malevolent, injurious.
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  • (medicine) Tending to produce death; threatening a fatal issue.
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    a malignant tumor

    Antonyms

    * (medicine) benign

    Noun

    (en noun)
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    cytoreduction

    English

    Noun

  • (surgery) The surgical removal of part of a malignant tumour.
  • Synonyms

    * debulking