Hodgkin's lymphoma

noun
Hodg·​kin's lymphoma | \ ˈhäj-kənz- \
variants: or Hodgkin lymphoma or Hodgkin's disease also Hodgkin disease or Hodgkin's

Medical Definition of Hodgkin's lymphoma

: a malignant lymphoma that is marked by the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells and is characterized by progressive enlargement of lymph nodes, spleen, and liver and by progressive anemia — see non-hodgkin lymphoma

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“Hodgkin's lymphoma.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Hodgkin%27s%20lymphoma. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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