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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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Medical definitions for lymphogranuloma

lymphogranuloma
[ l沫m鈥瞗艒-gr膬n鈥瞴蓹-l艒m蓹 ]

n.
Any of several unrelated diseases in which the pathological processes result in the formation of granulomas or granulomalike lesions, especially in various groups of lymph nodes which then become conspicuously enlarged.
Hodgkin's disease. No longer in technical use.
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