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Medical Term:

Mikulicz disease

Pronunciation: me'ku-lich

Definition: benign swelling of the lacrimal, and usually also of the salivary glands, in consequence of an infiltration of and replacement of the normal gland structure by lymphoid tissue.

See Also: Mikulicz syndrome, Sjögren syndrome

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