Burkitt's lymphoma love

Burkitt's lymphoma

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An undifferentiated malignant lymphoma usually occurring among children in central Africa, characterized by a large osteolytic lesion in the mandible or by a mass in the retroperitoneal area and associated with the Epstein-Barr virus. Also called Burkitt's tumor.

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  • n. A cancer of the lymphatic system.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Denis Parsons Burkitt (1911-1993), Ugandan physician.

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Named after Denis Parsons Burkitt, a surgeon who first described the disease in 1956.

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