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HODGKIN'S DISEASE

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HODGKIN'S DISEASE (noun)
  The noun HODGKIN'S DISEASE has 1 sense:

1. a malignant disorder in which there is progressive (but painless) enlargement of lymph tissue followed by enlargement of the spleen and liver

  Familiarity information: HODGKIN'S DISEASE used as a noun is very rare.


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HODGKIN'S DISEASE (noun)


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Meaning:

A malignant disorder in which there is progressive (but painless) enlargement of lymph tissue followed by enlargement of the spleen and liver

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Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("Hodgkin's disease" is a kind of...):

lymphoma (a neoplasm of lymph tissue that is usually malignant; one of the four major types of cancer)


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