lymphosarcoma

noun

lym·​pho·​sar·​co·​ma ˌlim(p)-fə-sär-ˈkō-mə How to pronounce lymphosarcoma (audio)
: a malignant lymphoma that tends to metastasize freely

Examples of lymphosarcoma in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 18-year-old cobra was diagnosed with cancer, more specifically lymphosarcoma of the skin, in February. Danika Worthington, The Denver Post, 8 May 2017

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Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lymphosarcoma was in 1874

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“Lymphosarcoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lymphosarcoma. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

lymphosarcoma

noun
lym·​pho·​sar·​co·​ma ˌlim(p)-fō-sär-ˈkō-mə How to pronounce lymphosarcoma (audio)
plural lymphosarcomas also lymphosarcomata -mət-ə How to pronounce lymphosarcoma (audio)
: a malignant lymphoma that tends to metastasize freely
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