lymphosarcoma

[ lim-foh-sahr-koh-muh ]
/ ˌlɪm foʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə /
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noun Pathology.

a malignant tumor in lymphatic tissue, caused by the growth of abnormal lymphocytes.

Origin of lymphosarcoma

From New Latin, dating back to 1870–75; see origin at lympho-, sarcoma
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Examples from the Web for lymphosarcoma

  • Reinbach has found them in a case of lymphosarcoma with metastases in the bone-marrow.

Medicine definitions for lymphosarcoma

lymphosarcoma

[ lĭm′fō-sär-kōmə ]

n.

A diffuse malignant lymphoma.

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