Burkitts lymphoma


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Bur′kitt's lympho′ma

(ˈbɜr kɪts)
n.
a cancer of the lymphatic system characterized by lesions of the jaw or abdomen, mainly affecting children in central Africa.
[after Denis Parsons Burkitt (b. 1911), Irish physician, who identified it in 1957]
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