Hodgkin's disease

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noun Hodg·kin's disease \ˈhäj-kinz-\
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Hodgkin's lymphoma

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Hodgkin's

Definition of Hodgkin's disease

  1. :  a malignant lymphoma that is characterized by progressive enlargement of lymph nodes, spleen, and liver and by progressive anemia

Origin and Etymology of hodgkin's disease

Thomas Hodgkin †1866 English physician


First Known Use: 1865

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