- a group of disorders of the lymphoreticular system, characterized by the proliferation of lymphocytes or lymphoid tissues; they may be either benign (e.g., lymphocytosis) or malignant (e.g., lymphocytic leukemias, multiple myeloma, or non-Hodgkin lymphomas). See also lymphoproliferative d's. Called also lymphoreticular diseases or syndromes.
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