Malignant having the ability not only to grow but also to spread to other parts of the body. Malignant also refers to cancerous tumors; tumors whose cells invade other tissues and are likely to regrow or spread.

Malignant is a term that is used in medicine to refer to a cancerous growth or tumor that is likely to spread or invade other tissues. It is not a concept that is commonly studied or discussed in psychology.


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