Hodgkin's
noun see Hodgkin's disease

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hodgkin's disease — ► NOUN ▪ a malignant disease of lymphatic tissues typically causing enlargement of the lymph nodes, liver, and spleen. ORIGIN named after the English physician Thomas Hodgkin (1798 1866) …   English terms dictionary

  • Hodgkin's disease — [häj′kinz] n. [after Dr. T. Hodgkin (1798 1866), Eng physician who first described it] a chronic disease of unknown cause characterized by progressive enlargement of the lymph nodes and inflammation of other lymphoid tissues, esp. of the spleen …   English World dictionary

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  • Hodgkin's disease — Hodg·kin s disease häj kənz n a neoplastic disease that is characterized by progressive enlargement of lymph nodes, spleen, and liver and by progressive anemia Hodgkin Thomas (1798 1866) British physician. Hodgkin made important contributions in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hodgkin's disease — noun Etymology: Thomas Hodgkin died 1866 English physician Date: 1865 a neoplastic disease that is characterized by progressive enlargement of lymph nodes, spleen, and liver and by progressive anemia called also Hodgkin s, Hodgkin s lymphoma …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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