a combining form representing lymph, in compound words:
indicating lymph or the lymphatic system: lymphogranuloma
lympho- or lymph-
Lymphatic system; lymph: lymphocyte.
- Lymphoblastic leukemia
lymphoblastic leukemia n. Acute lymphocytic leukemia characterized by abnormal, often immature, lymphocytic cells or by the presence of unusually large numbers of immature lymphocytes occurring together with adult lymphocytes.
- Lymphoblastic lymphoma
lymphoblastic lymphoma n. A diffuse malignant lymphoma in children, composed of T-cells that have convoluted nuclei.
lymphoblastoma lym·pho·blas·to·ma (lĭm’fō-blā-stō’mə) n. A form of malignant lymphoma composed chiefly of lymphoblasts.
lymphoblastosis lym·pho·blas·to·sis (lĭm’fō-blā-stō’sĭs) n. The presence of lymphoblasts in the peripheral blood.