non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

non-Hodg·kin's lymphoma -'häj-kənz- n any of various malignant lymphomas (as Burkitt's lymphoma) that are not classified as Hodgkin's disease and that usu. have malignant cells derived from B cells or T cells

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  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma — noun Date: 1972 any of the numerous malignant lymphomas (as Burkitt s lymphoma) that are not classified as Hodgkin s disease …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma — noun Medicine a form of malignant lymphoma differing from Hodgkin s disease only by the absence of characteristic giant cells …   English new terms dictionary

  • non-hodgkin's lymphoma — ¦ ̷ ̷ ˌ. . . noun Usage: usually capitalized H : any of the numerous malignant lymphomas (as Burkitt s lymphoma) that are not classified as Hodgkin s disease and that usually have malignant cells derived from B cells or T cells …   Useful english dictionary

  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma — Pathol. any of several malignancies of the lymphatic system in which the cells characteristic of Hodgkin s disease are absent. * * * …   Universalium

  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma — see lymphoma …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma — n. pat any of several malignancies of the lymphatic system in which the cells characteristic of Hodgkin s disease are absent • Etymology: 1975–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • Hodgkin's lymphoma — Hodgkin lymphoma Classification and external resources Micrograph showing Hodgkin s lymphoma (Field stain). ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

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