B-cell lymphoma marginal zone. Definition

Medical Definition: B-cell lymphoma marginal zone

Type indolent (slow growing) of non-Hodgkin B-cell begins to form in certain areas (marginal areas) of lymphoid tissue. There are three types according to form in the spleen, lymph nodes or other lymphoid tissue that contains many B cells (a type of white blood cell). Also called marginal zone lymphoma and LZM.

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