non-Hodgkin lymphoma


non-Hodg·​kin lymphoma
variants or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma also non-Hodgkin's disease
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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