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(Science: oncology) Something that does not metastasise and treatment or removal is curative.

Compare: malignant.

Origin: L. Benignus Not dangerous to health; not recurrent or progressive (especially of a tumor).Pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence; a benign smile; the benign sky; the benign influence of pure air.Non-malignant, a benign tumour is harmless unlike a malignant tumour.

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The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada

Exotic species should never be introduced. Period! The examples that each of you gave as being benign are not benign. Brown trout outcompete native trouts and eat native species. They are a huge problem in places like the Grand Canyon, where they devour the endangered ...

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by thoffnagle
Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada
Replies: 3
Views: 6475

Re: Digestive System Evolution

... us in his own image? How does your creator look like? A creationist may answer this way. Three persons in one. Some images depict a three headed benign personage. A member of Islam will have no image. A member of Judaism will also have no image. A member of the church of the Flying Spaghetti ...

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by scottie
Sat Oct 08, 2011 2:49 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Digestive System Evolution
Replies: 60
Views: 109064

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... only been bloated about 3 times but I did eat more than usual on those days. I still have several new lesions on my liver that they are watching (benign right now), but I did have a really bad bloating episode last night and it got me a little worried. I hope everyone gets the proper diagnosis ...

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by candcborders1
Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2731599

Re: Pathology HPV

... papillomavirus (HPV), any of a subgroup of viruses belonging to the family Papovaviridae that infect humans, causing warts (papillomas) and other benign tumours, as well as cancers of the genital tract and of the uterine cervix in women. They are small polygonal viruses containing circular double-stranded ...

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by Marquez
Thu Dec 02, 2010 10:47 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Pathology HPV
Replies: 4
Views: 8181

about a new Genetic Code

... and Synonymous substitution and these made it very clear .... thnx for the book btw and thnx for your time :) @mith No , I know that there are benign mutations in our world , my question is (after putting it in a better form as i've learned some new concepts in the discussion above) : "A ...

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by truthSeeker
Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:46 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: about a new Genetic Code
Replies: 13
Views: 7280
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