lymphosarcoma

noun
lym·pho·sar·co·ma | \ ˌlim(p)-fə-sär-ˈkō-mə \

Definition of lymphosarcoma 

: a malignant lymphoma that tends to metastasize freely

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The 18-year-old cobra was diagnosed with cancer, more specifically lymphosarcoma of the skin, in February. Danika Worthington, The Denver Post, "Denver Zoo’s 18-year-old king cobra has skin cancer, and a special treatment plan," 8 May 2017

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First Known Use of lymphosarcoma

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lymphosarcoma

New Latin

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lymphosarcoma

noun
lym·pho·sar·co·ma | \ ˌlim(p)-fō-sär-ˈkō-mə \
plural lymphosarcomas also lymphosarcomata\-mət-ə \

Medical Definition of lymphosarcoma 

: a malignant lymphoma that tends to metastasize freely

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