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1Disused A lymphoma (now disused).
2A benign tumour of the parotid or (rarely) other salivary gland, consisting of slits or cystic spaces lined with epithelial cells within a dense lymphoid stroma.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences.
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