lymphoma

noun
lym·​pho·​ma | \ lim-ˈfō-mə How to pronounce lymphoma (audio) \
plural lymphomas also lymphomata\ lim-​ˈfō-​mə-​tə How to pronounce lymphoma (audio) \

Definition of lymphoma

: a usually malignant tumor of lymphoid tissue

Other Words from lymphoma

lymphomatous \ lim-​ˈfō-​mə-​təs How to pronounce lymphoma (audio) \ adjective

Examples of lymphoma in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And Roundup’s maker has agreed to pay more than $10 billion to settle tens of thousands of lawsuits filed by home gardeners and others – many who say they’ve been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma due to decades of use. oregonlive, 7 Aug. 2022 Nearly 23 years ago, John Carty was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Alison Cross, Hartford Courant, 8 July 2022 Berry was diagnosed in 2013 with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Taylor Hartz, Hartford Courant, 23 July 2022 Fratzke said Jeremiah was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma at age 23 and is now in remission. Lisa Song, ProPublica, 29 June 2022 In October 2020, he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and then, after successful chemotherapy treatments, spent five weeks in the intensive care unit after a near-death bout with COVID-19. Jason Stahl, SPIN, 23 June 2022 Months later, star Jeff Bridges, set to make his debut as a TV series regular, was diagnosed with lymphoma. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 June 2022 The process started last year when Kwanza, a male African lion the zoo, died after a battle with lymphoma. Howard Koplowitz | Hkoplowitz@al.com, al, 13 June 2022 After battling lymphoma and Covid recently, Susan has always been Jeff's biggest supporter. Chaise Sanders, Country Living, 14 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of lymphoma

1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lymphoma

New Latin

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lymphokine

lymphoma

lymphomatosis

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14 Aug 2022

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“Lymphoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lymphoma. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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lymphoma

noun
lym·​pho·​ma | \ lim-ˈfō-mə How to pronounce lymphoma (audio) \
plural lymphomas also lymphomata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce lymphoma (audio) \

Medical Definition of lymphoma

: a usually malignant tumor of lymphoid tissue

Other Words from lymphoma

lymphomatous \ -​mət-​əs How to pronounce lymphoma (audio) \ adjective

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