non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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

Medical Definition of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

: any of various malignant lymphomas (as Burkitt's lymphoma) that are not classified as Hodgkin's lymphoma, 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

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“Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/non-Hodgkin%20lymphoma. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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