One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Designating lymphomas that lack the pathological features diagnostic of Hodgkin's disease; of, relating to, or suffering from such a lymphoma. Chiefly attributive.
1970s; earliest use found in Cancer. From non- + the name of Dr Thomas Hodgkin. In some forms from non- + the genitive of the name of Dr Thomas Hodgkin.
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