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Hodg'kin's disease"

a type of cancer characterized by progressive chronic inflammation and enlargement of the lymph nodes of the neck, armpit, groin, and mesentery, by enlargement of the spleen and occasionally of the liver and the kidneys, and by lymphoid infiltration along the blood vessels.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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