Reticulosarcoma | definition of reticulosarcoma by Medical dictionary
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reticulosarcoma (rĕ-tĭk″ū-lō-săr-kō′mă) [″ + Gr. sarx, flesh, + oma, tumor]
A neoplasm composed of large monocytic cells that originated in the mononuclear phagocyte of the lymph and other glands.
reticulosarcoma An obsolete term for non-Hodgkin's LYMPHOMA.
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(2004) found elevated mortality from lymphosarcoma and reticulosarcoma
among white females (SMR 1.53; 95% CI: 0.32, 4.48).
They tried both the conjugate and free drug on murine carcinoma models, solid tumor (lung carcinoma and reticulosarcoma
) and non-solid tumor (P388 leukemia).
Includes only: Burkitt's tumor or lymphoma (200.2) immunoblastic sarcoma (200.8) Kaposi's sarcoma (176.0-176.9) lymphoma: With HIV infection histiocytic (200.0) large cell (200.0) primary lymphoma of the brain (202.8) reticulosarcoma