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mikulicz disease in Medicine

Mikulicz disease

(mĭkə-lĭch′, mēkōō-)
  1. Benign swelling of the lacrimal glands and usually also of the salivary glands as a result of infiltration and replacement of the normal gland structure by lymphoid tissue.
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