histiocytic medullary reticulosis
A rapidly fatal lymphoma, characterized by fever, jaundice, pancytopenia, and enlargement of the liver, spleen, and lymph nodes. The affected organs show focal necrosis and hemorrhage, with proliferation of histiocytes and with phagocytosis of the red blood cells.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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