HyperDic: lymphoma

English > 1 sense of the word lymphoma:
NOUNstatelymphomaa neoplasm of lymph tissue that is usually malignant
lymphoma > pronunciation
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English > lymphoma: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA neoplasm of lymph tissue that is usually malignant; one of the four major types of cancer.
NarrowerHodgkin's diseaseA malignant disorder in which there is progressive (but painless) enlargement of lymph tissue followed by enlargement of the spleen and liver
Broadercancer, malignant neoplastic diseaseAny malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division

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