Definition of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in English:

non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

noun

Medicine
  • A form of malignant lymphoma distinguished from Hodgkin's disease only by the absence of binucleate giant cells.

    • ‘Both Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma occur in children.’
    • ‘These are known as Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.’
    • ‘The cancers under study are soft tissue sarcoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.’
    • ‘Follicular lymphoma is the second most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.’
    • ‘Patients should be warned of the possible development of malignant hematologic diseases such as non-Hodgkin's lymphoma during therapy.’