lymphomata

lymphoma

[lim-foh-muh]
noun, plural lymphomas, lymphomata [lim-foh-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
a tumor arising from any of the cellular elements of lymph nodes.

Origin:
1870–75; < Neo-Latin; see lymph-, -oma

lymphomatoid, adjective
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lymphoma (lɪmˈfəʊmə)
 
n , pl -mata, -mas
Also called: lymphosarcoma any form of cancer of the lymph nodes
 
lym'phomatous
 
adj
 
lym'phomatoid
 
adj

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lymphoma
pl. lymphomata, 1873, from lymph + ending from carcinoma, etc.
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lymphoma lym·pho·ma (lĭm-fō'mə)
n. pl. lym·pho·mas or lym·pho·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
Any of various usually malignant neoplasms of lymphatic and reticuloendothelial tissues that occur as circumscribed solid tumors and that are composed of cells that resemble lymphocytes, plasma cells, or histiocytes. Also called malignant lymphoma.


lym·pho'ma·toid' or lym·pho'ma·tous (-təs) adj.
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lymphoma   (lĭm-fō'mə)  Pronunciation Key 
Plural lymphomas or lymphomata (lĭm-fō'mə-tə)
Any of various usually malignant tumors that arise in the lymph nodes or other lymphatic tissues, often manifested by painless enlargement of one or more lymph nodes. See also Hodgkin's disease.
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