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non-Hodg·kin lymphoma(nŏn′hŏj′kĭn) or non-Hodg·kin's lymphoma (-kĭnz)
Any of a large group of lymphomas that can be slow-growing or fast-growing, involve malignancies of either B cells or T cells, and are typically distinguished from Hodgkin lymphoma by the absence of Reed-Sternberg cells. Symptoms include enlarged lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, and weight loss.
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