histiocytic lymphoma

noun

Medical Definition of histiocytic lymphoma

: a non-Hodgkin lymphoma marked by the presence of large cells that morphologically resemble histiocytes but are typically of B or T cell origin

called also histiocytic sarcoma, reticulum cell sarcoma, reticulosarcoma

Learn More about histiocytic lymphoma

Cite this Entry

“Histiocytic lymphoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/histiocytic%20lymphoma. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

Comments on histiocytic lymphoma

What made you want to look up histiocytic lymphoma? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!