lymphogranulomatosis

noun lym·pho·gran·u·lo·ma·to·sis \ ˈlim(p)-fō-ˌgran-yə-ˌlō-mə-ˈtō-səs \

Definition of lymphogranulomatosis

plural lymphogranulomatoses play \ˈlim(p)-fō-ˌgran-yə-ˌlō-mə-ˈtō-ˌsēz\
: the development of benign or malignant nodular swellings of lymph nodes in various parts of the body; also : a condition characterized by these

Origin and Etymology of lymphogranulomatosis

New Latin lymphogranulomat-, lymphogranuloma + -osis


Medical Dictionary

lymphogranulomatosis

noun lym·pho·gran·u·lo·ma·to·sis \ -ˌlō-mə-ˈtō-səs \

medical Definition of lymphogranulomatosis

plural lymphogranulomatoses play \-ˌsēz\
: the development of benign or malignant lymphogranulomas in various parts of the body; also : a condition characterized by lymphogranulomas

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