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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

  1. :  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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