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Medical Term:

non-Hodgkin lymphoma


Definition: a lymphoma other than Hodgkin disease, classified by Rappaport into a nodular or diffuse tumor pattern and by cell type; a working or international formulation separates such lymphomas into low-, intermediate-, and high-grade malignancy and into cytologic subtypes reflecting follicular center cell or other origin.

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