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

\lim-ˈfō-mə-təs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of lymphoma

New Latin


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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

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