Pronunciation: (lim"fu-gran"yu-lō'mu), [key]
—pl. -mas, -ma•taPronunciation: (-mu-tu). [key] Pathol.
1. any of certain diseases characterized by granulomatous lesions of lymph nodes.
2. Also called lym'phogranulo'ma ve•ne're•um Pronunciation: (vu-nēr'ē-um), [key]a venereal form of lymphogranuloma, caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis and characterized initially by a lesion on the genitals.
3. Obs.See Hodgkin's disease.
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