status lymphaticus

noun

status lym·​phat·​i·​cus -(ˌ)lim-ˈfat-i-kəs How to pronounce status lymphaticus (audio)
: hyperplasia of the lymphatic tissue formerly believed to be a cause of sudden death in infancy and childhood but now no longer recognized as a genuine pathological entity

called also lymphatism

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“Status lymphaticus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/status%20lymphaticus. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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