lym·pho·sar·co·ma .lim(p)-fō-sär-'kō-mə n, pl -mas also -ma·ta -mət-ə a malignant lymphoma that tends to metastasize freely

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a former name for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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lym·pho·sar·co·ma (lim″fo-sahr-koґmə) [lympho- + sarcoma] a diffuse lymphoma.

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  • lymphosarcoma — /lim foh sahr koh meuh/, n. Pathol. a malignant tumor in lymphatic tissue, caused by the growth of abnormal lymphocytes. [1870 75; < NL; see LYMPHO , SARCOMA] * * * …   Universalium

  • lymphosarcoma — noun A diffuse malignant lymphoma …   Wiktionary

  • lymphosarcoma — n. malignant tumor of containing lymphoid cells (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lymphosarcoma — lym·pho·sarcoma …   English syllables

  • lymphosarcoma — n. a former name for non Hodgkin s lymphoma …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • lymphosarcoma — lym•pho•sar•co•ma [[t]ˌlɪm foʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə[/t]] n. pat a malignant tumor in lymphoid tissue • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • lymphosarcoma — An obsolete term for a malignant tumor of lymphatic tissue …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • lymphosarcoma — |lim(p)(ˌ)fō+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from lymph + sarcoma : a malignant lymphoma tending to metastasize freely especially along the regional lymphatic drainage …   Useful english dictionary

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