non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • NHL
German: Non-Hodgkin-Lymphom
Japanese: 非ホジキンリンパ腫

Oncology. A heterogeneous group of malignant tumors of lymphoid tissue that differ from Hodgkin's disease by absence of the giant Reed-Sternberg cells. Non-Hodgkin lymphomas arise from T-lymphocytes or B-lymphocytes and are classified in low-grade and high-grade lymphomas.

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