- an unusually large red blood cell that is associated with pernicious anemia
- The act of spotting; a spot; a blemish.
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- (colloquial) bovine spongiform encephalopathy
- to wound seriously; to cause permanent loss of function of a limb
noun (malad, ies)
- Any ailment or disease of the human body; especially, a lingering or deep-seated disorder.
- The maladies of the body may prove medicines to the mind. Buckminster.
- A moral or mental defect or disorder.
- Love's a malady without a cure. Dryden.
- A disease spread by mosquito
- An abnormal formation.
- (teratology) An abnormal developmental feature of offspring.
- not formed correctly
- The state of being malignant or diseased.
- A malignant cancer.
- That which is malign; evil, depravity, malevolence.
- 1902 A cold wind swept down from it and set us shivering. Somewhere there, on that desolate plain, was lurking this fiendish man, hiding in a burrow like a wild beast, his heart full of against the whole race which had cast him out. Arthur Conan Doyle, http://etext.virginia.edu/etcbin/ot2www-pubeng?specfile=/texts/english/modeng/publicsearch/modengpub.o2w&act=surround&offset=276100652&tag=Doyle,+Arthur+Conan:+The+Hound+of+the+Baskervilles,+1901-1902&query=malignancy&id=DoyHoun The Hound of the Baskervilles.
- (medicine) any wasting disease, especially a severe loss of body weight, in children, caused by malnutrition or the inability to digest protein
- inflammation, Inflammation of a breast or udder
- (pathology) inflammation, Inflammation of the mastoid; inflammation of the ear.
- (physics) The basic structural component of the universe. Matter usually has mass and volume.
- 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: <http://www.classicallibrary.org/aristotle/metaphysics/>. Book 1, Part 5.
- : Parmenides seems to fasten on that which is one in definition, Melissus on that which is one in ,
- (physics) Non-antimatter matter.
- A kind of substance.
- A reason for concern; being amiss.
- What's the ?
- A situation.
- a trivial
- A cause.
- a for concern
- (neurology) Gray and white matter are the two nerve tissue types that comprise the brain and spinal cord.
- (intransitive): Be important.
- The only thing that matters to Jim is being rich.
- Maryland, a state of the United States of America.
- Symbol indicating a medical degree; medical physician or doctor.
- managing director, Managing director.
- Mini Disc.
- (alternative spelling of, melena)
- Of, relating to, or exhibiting melanism.
- (context, oncology, disease) A dark-pigmented, usually malignant tumor arising from a melanocyte and occurring most commonly in the skin.
- The passage of dark, tarry stools containing blood, as the result of upper gastrointestinal bleeding
noun (plural: meningitides)
- (pathology) Inflammation of the meninges, characterized by headache, neck stiffness and photophobia and also fever, chills, vomiting and myalgia.
- (medicine) a form of spina bifida in which a sac of brain tissue protrudes through the skull
noun (plural: mesotheliomas or mesotheliomata)
- (pathology) An uncommon malignant tumour of the mesothelium, usually of the lungs after exposure to asbestos.
- (biology) the conversion of one type of tissue into another
- (medicine) of a disease or tumour, to spread to other sites in the body, to undergo metastasis
- 1989: On other screens are closeups of skin pores, before and after, details of regimes for everything, your hands, your neck, your thighs. Your elbows, especially your elbows: aging begins at the elbows and metastasizes. " Margaret Atwood, Cat's Eye
- 2001: "Your lump could be a secondary cancer metastasized from the bowel. I had a patient like that not long ago." " David Lodge, Thinks...
initialism (wikipedia, MG (car))
- ("Morris Garages") A British sports-car manufacturer.
- an unusually small red blood cell found with some forms on anemia
- The quality of having small sized handwriting.
- A symptom of Parkinson's disease.
noun (plural: migraines)
- (pathology) A severe, disabling headache, usually affecting only one side of the head, and often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, photophobia and visual disturbances.
- He had a headache so bad that he wished he was dead, but it was the sort of that promised him he would continue to suffer but not die.
- After consuming too much coffee everyday for six weeks, she got severe migraines that would last up until 47 minutes after her first cup of coffee.
proper noun (plural: Mongols)
- A person from Mongolia; a Mongolian.
- A member of any of the various Mongol ethnic groups living in The Mongolian People's Republic, the (former) USSR, Tibet and Nepal.
- (usually mongol) A person with Down's syndrome.
- A member of the nomadic people from the steppes of central Asia who invaded Europe in the 13th Century. The mongol Empire stretched from the Eastern seas of China to the gates of Vienna.
- Mathew Paris Chron. Maj. iv.76ff, Translated from The journey of William Rubruck (Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, no.4; 1900) pp. xv-xvi.
- : They are inhuman and beastly, rather monsters than men, thirsting for and drinking blood, tearing and devouring the flesh of dogs and men, dressed in ox-hides, armed with plates of iron short, stout, thickset, strong, invincible, indefatigable, their backs unprotected, their breasts covered with armour...They have one-edged swords and daggers and spare neither age, nor sex nor condition.
- (anthropology) A member of the racial classification of humanity composed of peoples native to North Asia, East Asia, Pacific Oceania, the Americas and Greenland, as well as their diaspora in other parts of the world.
- (pathology) A viral infection marked by extreme fatigue, high fever, and swollen lymph nodes, caused by an unusually high number of monocytes.
- A terrifying and dangerous creature.
- A bizarre or whimsical creature.
adjective (no (compar) or (superl))
- The children decided Grover was a cuddly .
- An extremely antisocial person, especially a criminal.
- (figuratively) A badly behaved child.
- Sit still, you little !
- (bodybuilding): A bodybuilder of exceptionally large weight and proportions, typically weighing more than 135 kilos (300 lbs).
- Very large; worthy of a monster.
- He has a monster appetite.
- measles, rubeola
- The act of mortify, mortifying.
- A sensation of extreme shame or embarrassment.
- (medicine) The death of part of the body.
verb (mortif, i, ed)
- (italbrac, usually used passively) to embarrass
- I was so mortified I could have died right there, instead I fainted, but I swore I'd never let that happen to me again.
- to discipline oneself by suppressing desires
- Some people seek sainthood by mortifying the body. I wonder if such ascetics are masochists?
- (context, medicine) (of part of the body) to die
- The loss of blood flow caused the toe to and they had to amputate the foot to save the life.
- Mississippi, a state of the United States of America.
- manuscript, Manuscript.
- Master of Science.
- middle school, Middle School.
- Morphine. (Morphine Sulfate)
- multiple sclerosis, Multiple sclerosis, a chronic, inflammatory, demyelinating disease
- (pathology) Muscular pain or tenderness.
- inflammation of the spinal cord or of bone marrow
noun (plural: myelomas or myelomata)
- (pathology) A malignant tumour arising from cells of the bone marrow.
- A disorder in which the tissue of the spinal cord is diseased or damaged
- A disturbance or disease of the spinal cord.
- (context, pathology, cardiology) inflammation, Inflamation of the myocardium.
noun (plural: myomas or myomata)
- (pathology) A tumour comprised of muscle tissue, usually benign and commonly occuring in the uterus and the esophagus.