non–Hodgkin's lymphoma

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noun non–Hodg·kin's lymphoma \ˈnän-ˈhäj-kənz-\

Definition of non–Hodgkin's lymphoma

  1. :  any of various malignant lymphomas (as Burkitt's lymphoma) that are not classified as Hodgkin's disease, have malignant cells derived from B cells, T cells, or natural killer cells, and are characterized especially by enlarged lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, fatigue, and weight loss

1972

First Known Use of non–hodgkin's lymphoma

1972


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