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lym·pho·ma

 (lĭm-fō′mə)
n. pl. lym·pho·ma·ta (-mə-tə) or lym·pho·mas
1. Any of various malignant tumors that arise from the lymphocytic cells of the immune system.
2. Any of various cancers characterized by the development of such tumors, especially Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

lym·pho′ma·toid′, lym·pho′ma·tous (-təs) adj.
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lymphoma

(lɪmˈfəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) any form of cancer of the lymph nodes. Also called: lymphosarcoma
lymˈphomatous, lymˈphomaˌtoid adj
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lym•pho•ma

(lɪmˈfoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor arising from any of the cellular elements of lymph nodes.
[1870–75]
lym•pho′ma•toid`, adj.
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lymphoma

a growth of lymphoid tissue that is commonly cancerous and typically enlarges the lymph nodes.
See also: Cancer
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lymphoma - a neoplasm of lymph tissue that is usually malignant; one of the four major types of cancer
cancer, malignant neoplastic disease - any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
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
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Translations
lymfom

lym·pho·ma

n. linfoma, neoplasma del tejido linfático.
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lymphoma

n linfoma m; B cell — linfoma de células B; Hodgkin’s — linfoma (de) Hodgkin; mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) — linfoma MALT, linfoma de tejido linfoide asociado a mucosas; non-Hodgkin’s — linfoma no Hodgkin; T cell — linfoma de células T
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References in periodicals archive ?
Friction between the implant surface and the surrounding tissue may cause inflammation, but the reason why women are developing ALCL remains unknown.
Money has also been given to the University of Birmingham to continue to study ALCL.
* Alecensa obtained an orphan drug designation from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) for the treatment of ALK-positive ALCL
If ALCL did originate at the site of the gluteal implants, it would represent a first for silicone implant-associated ALCL, which has historically been associated exclusively with breast implants.
Prior to her death, an examination of a mass in her lung showed "hallmark" cells of ALCL, according to the report.
Twenty patients with refractory or early relapsed ALCL received allo-HSCT and PFS at 3 years after allo-HSCT was 75% [+ or -] 10%.[12] Forty-five patients registered in the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation with AITL were treated with allo-HSCT, and the clinical outcome is encouraging.
The cells of ALCL tumours, even when similar to H/R-S cells commonly express the T-cell antigens and in most cases the ALK fusion gene which is always negative in HL.
Physicians are guardedly optimistic about the prognosis because estimates indicate that as many as 4-25% of patients have a history of associated malignant lymphoma (ALCL, HD, MF) prior to, concurrent with, or subsequent to the diagnosis of LyP.
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is considered a T-cell nonHodgkin lymphoma that can be classified into two major groups based on distinct clinical, genetic, and immunophenotypic behavior.
Di Benedetto, "MSCs and inflammation: new insights into the potential association between ALCL and breast implants," Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, vol.
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), which most often occurs in lymph nodes and skin, is an exceedingly rare type of PPL [1, 2, 4].