lymphogranulomatosis

noun
lym·​pho·​gran·​u·​lo·​ma·​to·​sis | \ ˈlim(p)-fō-ˌgran-yə-ˌlō-mə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce lymphogranulomatosis (audio) \
plural lymphogranulomatoses\ ˈlim(p)-​fō-​ˌgran-​yə-​ˌlō-​mə-​ˈtō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce lymphogranulomatoses (audio) \

Definition of lymphogranulomatosis

: the development of benign or malignant nodular swellings of lymph nodes in various parts of the body also : a condition characterized by these

First Known Use of lymphogranulomatosis

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lymphogranulomatosis

New Latin lymphogranulomat-, lymphogranuloma + -osis

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The first known use of lymphogranulomatosis was in 1911

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“Lymphogranulomatosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lymphogranulomatosis. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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lymphogranulomatosis

noun
lym·​pho·​gran·​u·​lo·​ma·​to·​sis | \ -ˌlō-mə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce lymphogranulomatosis (audio) \
plural lymphogranulomatoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce lymphogranulomatoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of lymphogranulomatosis

: the development of benign or malignant lymphogranulomas in various parts of the body also : a condition characterized by lymphogranulomas

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