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lymphoma

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noun lym·pho·ma \lim-ˈfō-mə\

Definition of lymphoma

plural

lymphomas

also

lymphomata

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  1. :  a usually malignant tumor of lymphoid tissue

lymphomatous

play \-mə-təs\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of lymphoma

New Latin


First Known Use: 1873

Rhymes with lymphoma


Medical Dictionary

lymphoma

play
noun lym·pho·ma \lim-ˈfō-mə\

Medical Definition of lymphoma

plural

lymphomas

also

lymphomata

\-mət-ə\play
  1. :  a usually malignant tumor of lymphoid tissue

lymphomatous

\-mət-əs\play adjective



Learn More about lymphoma

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of lymphoma Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about lymphoma


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