- When referring to cancerous and precancerous growths, a term used to describe cells that look abnormal under a microscope. These cells are more likely to grow and spread quickly than cells in low-grade cancerous and precancerous growths.
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high-grade — hī grād adj being near the upper, most serious, or most life threatening extreme of a specified range <high grade gliomas> <high grade cervical dysplasia> compare LOW GRADE * * * (hiґgrādґ) occurring near the high end of a range … Medical dictionary
high-grade — adj [only before noun] of the best quality ▪ high grade beef … Dictionary of contemporary English
high-grade — adjective very good in quality: tools made from high grade aluminum … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
high-grade — index preferential, premium, sterling, superior (excellent) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
high-grade — [hī′grād′] adj. of fine or superior quality … English World dictionary
high-grade — A phrase used to describe investments with the highest quality ratings usually AAA or AA. American Banker Glossary credit quality of AAA or AA. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * high grade ˈhigh grade adjective [only before a noun] 1. of high… … Financial and business terms
high-grade — / haɪgreɪd/ adjective of very good quality ● high grade petrol ♦ high grade trade delegation a delegation made up of very important people ▪▪▪ ‘…the accepted wisdom built upon for well over 100 years that government and high grade corporate bonds … Marketing dictionary in english
high-grade — adjective Date: 1878 1. of superior grade or quality < high grade bonds > 2. a. being near the upper or most favorable extreme of a specified range b. medically serious or life threatening < a high grade tumor > … New Collegiate Dictionary
high-grade — adjective Of high quality, particularly good. The high grade ore was much more more profitable than lower grade ore. Ant: low grade … Wiktionary
high-grade — adj. High grade is used with these nouns: ↑ore … Collocations dictionary
high-grade — adjective (only before noun) of the best quality: high grade beef … Longman dictionary of contemporary English