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lymphogranuloma

[ lim-fuh-gran-yuh-loh-muh ]
/ 藢l瑟m f蓹藢gr忙n y蓹藞lo蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural lym路pho路gran路u路lo路mas, lym路pho路gran路u路lo路ma路ta [lim-fuh-gran-yuh-loh-muh-tuh]. /藢l瑟m f蓹藢gr忙n y蓹藞lo蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
any of certain diseases characterized by granulomatous lesions of lymph nodes.
Also called lym路phogranulo路ma ve路ne路re路um [vuh-neer-ee-uhm], /v蓹藞n瑟蓹r i 蓹m/, a venereal form of lymphogranuloma, caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis and characterized initially by a lesion on the genitals.
Obsolete. Hodgkin's disease.
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Origin of lymphogranuloma

First recorded in 1920鈥25; lympho- + granuloma
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