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Related to Hodgkins disease: Huntington's disease
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]
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