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A popular adjective for an aggressive disease or lesion
Infectious disease An ugly infection responds poorly to aggressive antibiotic therapy, which most commonly occurs in immunocompromised patients or those with terminal cancer
Oncology An ugly malignancy is characterised by fulminant clinical course, rapid deterioration, multiorgan failure, infection, and poor response to therapy
Pathology Ugly usually refers to a malignant lesion with bizarre, poorly differentiated cells characterised by marked nuclear atypia, pleomorphism, florid mitotic activity, and necrosis—e.g., giant cell tumour of the lung

ugly

A popular adjective for an aggressive disease or lesion Infectious disease An 'ugly' infection responds poorly to aggressive antibiotic therapy, which most commonly occurs in immunocompromised Pts or those with terminal CA Oncology An 'ugly' malignancy is characterized by fulminant deterioration, multiorgan failure, infection, poor response to therapy Surgical pathology 'Ugly' usually refers to a malignant lesion with bizarre, poorly differentiated cells characterized by marked nuclear atypia, pleomorphism and florid mitotic activity–eg, giant cell tumor of the lung. See Anaplasia.
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Conceived by the artists Dmitry Gutov and David Riff, "If Our Soup Can Could Speak: Mikhail Lifshitz and the Soviet Sixties" took the fiftieth anniversary of The Crisis of Ugliness (newly translated into English by Riff) as an opportunity to retrieve Lifshitz's contributions to Soviet intellectual culture from obscurity.
Secure in the face of ugliness and as a divorced royalty, she maintained her composure, confidence and carried herself with dignity.
Turpin, as though she could read her ugly thoughts.) Too much time lingering on the theory of ugliness and not enough time looking at the myriad examples possible makes the book feel more like a graduate research paper proving that the author knows who has written on this subject and what has been said rather than being a fully imagined book of original insights into southern women's literature.
If you digest them properly, you will realize that ugliness is simply a negative impression, or basically what I call 'unrighteous thinking.'
Maybe so; but The Hitman's Bodyguard is ugly, and its ugliness gets in the way.
He added any Syrian artistic activity at this critical time constitutes a serious attempt for casting ugliness aside and fulfilling humanity via arts, considering that it's time that the Arab visual art went out of its narrow scope to the world.
The exhibition, Conceal and Reveal, focuses on the themes of concealing one's true nature from the public, the beauty in ugliness and the ugliness in beauty.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Roe deer 9 Omits 10 Gully 11 Grenade 12 Moo 13 Drying up 16 Monsieur 17 Lie 19 Shebang 21 Hindi 22 Renal 23 En masse DOWN: 1 Origami 2 Well-to-do 3 Rely 4 Governor 5 Diva 6 Islet 8 Rugby league 13 Disraeli 14 Ugliness 15 Recipes 18 Usury 20 Etna 21 Hemp QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Coat of paint 8 Ram 9 Era 11 Opinion 12 Lie in 13 Bet 14 Dog 15 Suburbs 17 Two 19 Kite 21 Drew 23 Chic 25 Judo 27 Eat 29 Whatsit 31 Mrs 34 Sir 36 Beast 37 Lecture 38 Oar 39 Mow 40 Dislocation DOWN: 1 Cape 2 Omit 3 Tribute 4 Fungus 5 Ad-lib 6 Need 7 Trio 8 Robot 10 Angle 16 Ski 18 Odd 20 Ice 22 Row 24 Haircut 25 Jumbo 26 Italic 28 Threw 30 Hotel 32 Read 33 Sari 34 Sumo 35 Iron followed
Ugliness as a category is important because, unlike more extreme categories such as the grotesque, ugliness is quite everyday.
The opening image reveals the conflation of beauty and ugliness as seen in the desolation and wreck--The age as shown on Dupont Street.
Their architecture has an inclination to ugliness by the shifting tides of taste that defies explanation.
"To me, the criteria is simply between beauty and ugliness. I distance myself from ugliness.