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Medical Term:

Kiel classification

Pronunciation: kel

Definition: classification of non-Hodgkin lymphoma into low-grade malignancy (lymphocytic, lymphoplasmacytoid, centrocytic, and centroblastic-centrocytic types) and high-grade malignancy (centroblastic, lymphoblastic of Burkitt or convoluted cell, and immunoblastic type).

Synonym(s): Lennert classification

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