Hodgkin's disease

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Hodg·kin's disease

 (hŏj′kĭnz)
n.
A malignant, progressive, sometimes fatal disease of unknown cause, marked by enlargement of the lymph nodes, spleen, and liver. Also called Hodgkin's lymphoma.

[After Thomas Hodgkin, (1798-1866), British physician.]

Hodgkin's disease

(ˈhɒdʒkɪnz)
n
(Pathology) a malignant disease, a form of lymphoma, characterized by painless enlargement of the lymph nodes, spleen, and liver. Also called: lymphoadenoma or lymphogranulomatosis
[C19: named after Thomas Hodgkin (1798–1866), London physician, who first described it]

Hodg′kin's disease`


n.
a malignant disorder characterized by enlargement of the lymph nodes and spleen and by lymphoid infiltration along the blood vessels.
[1860–65; after Thomas Hodgkin (1798–1866), London physician who described it]

Hodgkin's disease

A disorder of the lymphatic system in which the lymphoid tissue multiplies rapidly. This can damage the immune system and can result in infections, which are normally considered minor, becoming fatal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hodgkin's disease - a malignant disorder in which there is progressive (but painless) enlargement of lymph tissue followed by enlargement of the spleen and liver
lymphoma - a neoplasm of lymph tissue that is usually malignant; one of the four major types of cancer
Translations

Hodgkin's disease

n. enfermedad de Hodgkin, presencia de tumores malignos en los nódulos linfáticos y el bazo.
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