Definition of lymphoma in English:

lymphoma

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] Cancer of the lymph nodes:

    ‘she fought a brave battle against lymphoma’
    [count noun] ‘certain lymphomas occur more often in people with HIV infection’
    • ‘At this point the differential diagnosis included thymoma, teratoma and lymphoma.’
    • ‘These cells are suspicious for several malignancies including lung cancer and lymphoma.’
    • ‘The most commonly reported malignancies are ovarian and gastric cancer, and lymphoma.’
    • ‘It is used to test for meningitis, lymphoma, leukemia, or other cancers of the brain or brain system.’
    • ‘Underlying conditions were more common among patients than in the control group, particularly AIDS related illness, metastatic cancers, and lymphomas or leukaemia.’

Pronunciation:

lymphoma

/lɪmˈfəʊmə/