lymphomatosis

noun

lym·​pho·​ma·​to·​sis (ˌ)lim-ˌfō-mə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce lymphomatosis (audio)
plural lymphomatoses (ˌ)lim-ˌfō-mə-ˈtō-ˌsēz How to pronounce lymphomatosis (audio)
: the presence of multiple lymphomas in the body

Word History

Etymology

New Latin lymphomat-, lymphoma + -osis

First Known Use

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lymphomatosis was circa 1900

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Cite this Entry

“Lymphomatosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lymphomatosis. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

lymphomatosis

noun
lym·​pho·​ma·​to·​sis (ˌ)lim-ˌfō-mə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce lymphomatosis (audio)
plural lymphomatoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce lymphomatosis (audio)
: the presence of multiple lymphomas in the body
specifically : lymphoid leukosis
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