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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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