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lymphoma

[ lim-foh-muh ]
/ l瑟m藞fo蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural lym路pho路mas, lym路pho路ma路ta [lim-foh-muh-tuh]. /l瑟m藞fo蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
a tumor arising from any of the cellular elements of lymph nodes.
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Origin of lymphoma

From New Latin, dating back to 1870鈥75; see origin at lymph-, -oma

OTHER WORDS FROM lymphoma

lym路pho路ma路toid, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lymphoma

lymphoma
/ (l瑟m藞f蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mata (-m蓹t蓹) or -mas
any form of cancer of the lymph nodesAlso called: lymphosarcoma (藢l瑟mf蓹蕣s蓱藧藞k蓹蕣m蓹)

Derived forms of lymphoma

lymphomatous or lymphomatoid, adjective
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Medical definitions for lymphoma

lymphoma
[ l沫m-f艒m蓹 ]

n. pl. lym鈥ho鈥as
Any of various usually malignant neoplasms of lymphatic and reticuloendothelial tissues that occur as circumscribed solid tumors and that are composed of cells that resemble lymphocytes, plasma cells, or histiocytes.malignant lymphoma

Other words from lymphoma

lym鈥homa鈥oid鈥 null adj.
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Scientific definitions for lymphoma

lymphoma
[ l沫m-f艒m蓹 ]

Plural lymphomas lymphomata (l沫m-f艒m蓹-t蓹)
Any of various usually malignant tumors that arise in the lymph nodes or other lymphatic tissues, often manifested by painless enlargement of one or more lymph nodes. See also Hodgkin's disease.
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