noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1924 lymphogranuloma venereum

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  • lymphogranuloma — [lim΄fōgran΄yo͞o lō′mə] n. pl. lymphogranulomas or lymphogranulomata [lim΄fō gran΄yo͞o lō′mə tə] [ LYMPHO + GRANULOMA] any of several diseases characterized by enlargement of specific lymph nodes; esp., a venereal disease (lymphogranuloma… …   English World dictionary

  • lymphogranuloma — /lim feuh gran yeuh loh meuh/, n., pl. lymphogranulomas, lymphogranulomata / meuh teuh/. Pathol. 1. any of certain diseases characterized by granulomatous lesions of lymph nodes. 2. Also called lymphogranuloma venereum /veuh near ee euhm/, a… …   Universalium

  • lymphogranuloma — noun lymphogranuloma venereum …   Wiktionary

  • lymphogranuloma — Old nonspecific term used with reference to a few basically dissimilar diseases in which the pathologic processes result in granulomas or granulomalike lesions, especially in various groups of lymph node s (which then become conspicuously… …   Medical dictionary

  • lymphogranuloma — lym•pho•gran•u•lo•ma [[t]ˌlɪm fəˌgræn yəˈloʊ mə[/t]] n. pl. mas, ma•ta [[t] mə tə[/t]] 1) pat any of certain diseases characterized by granulomatous lesions of lymph nodes 2) pat Also called lym′phogranulo′ma ve•ne′re•um [[t]vəˈnɪər i əm[/t]] a… …   From formal English to slang

  • lymphogranuloma — n. Hodgkin s disease, malignant progressive disease which affects the lymph nodes as well as the spleen and the liver (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lymphogranuloma — lym·pho·granuloma …   English syllables

  • lymphogranuloma — noun swelling of a lymph node • Hypernyms: ↑swelling, ↑puffiness, ↑lump …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lymphogranuloma venereum — Classification and external resources Lymphogranuloma venereum in a young adult who experienced acute onset of tender, enlarged lymph nodes in both groins. ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • lymphogranuloma venereum — lymphogranuloma ve·ne·re·um və nir ē əm n a contagious venereal disease that is caused by various strains of a bacterium of the genus Chlamydia (C. trachomatis) and is marked by painful swelling and inflammation of the lymph nodes esp. in the… …   Medical dictionary

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