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Burkitt lymphoma

Burkitt's lymphoma (ˈbɜːkɪts)

/ (ˈbɜːkɪt) /
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noun
a rare type of tumour of the white blood cells, occurring mainly in Africa and associated with infection by Epstein-Barr virus
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Word Origin for Burkitt lymphoma

named after Dennis Burkitt (1911–93), British surgeon who first described the tumour

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