Hodgkin's disease

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

Definition of Hodgkin's disease

: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


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