Definition of Lymphoma. Meaning of Lymphoma. Synonyms of Lymphoma

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Definition of Lymphoma

Lymphoma
Lymphoma Lym*pho"ma, n. [NL. See Lymph, and -oma.] (Med.) A tumor having a structure resembling that of a lymphatic gland; -- called also lymphadenoma. Malignant lymphoma, a fatal disease characterized by the formation in various parts of the body of new growths resembling lymphatic glands in structure.

Meaning of Lymphoma from wikipedia

- Lymphoma is a group of blood malignancies that develop from lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). The name often refers to just the cancerous versions...
- Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is a type of lymphoma, in which cancer originates from a specific type of white blood cells called lymphocytes, where multinucleated...
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a group of blood cancers that includes all types of lymphomas except Hodgkin lymphomas. Symptoms include enlarged lymph nodes...
- Burkitt lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, particularly B lymphocytes found in the germinal center. It is named after Denis Parsons Burkitt...
- Follicular lymphoma (FL) is a cancer that involves certain types of white blood cells known as lymphocytes. The cancer originates from the uncontrolled...
- The B-cell lymphomas are types of lymphoma affecting B cells. Lymphomas are "blood cancers" in the lymph nodes. They develop more frequently in older adults...
- Indolent lymphoma, also known as low-grade lymphoma, is a group of slow growing non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL). Because indolent lymphoma is usually very slow...
- Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is a cancer of B cells, a type of lymphocyte that is responsible for producing antibodies. It is the most common...
- Thyroid lymphoma is a rare cancer constituting 1% to 2% of all thyroid cancers and less than 2% of lymphomas. Thyroid lymphomas are classified as non–Hodgkin's...
- MALT lymphoma (MALToma) is a form of lymphoma involving the mucosa-****ociated lymphoid tissue (MALT), frequently of the stomach, but virtually any mucosal...