|lymphoma, small noncleaved-cell||medical dictionary|
A high-grade malignant lymphoma that includes both burkitt tumour (burkitt lymphoma) and other lymphomas previously designated undifferentiated non-burkitt type. Nuclei in burkitt tumour are round to ovoid and uniform in size. The non-burkitt type exhibits greater nuclear variation and less evidence of cellular maturation with a correspondingly lesser degree of differentiation.
(12 Dec 1998)
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