Follicular lymphoma. Definition

Medical Definition: Follicular lymphoma

Type of non-Hodgkin B-cell (cancer of the immune system) that is usually indolent (slow growing). Tumor cells grow in clumps to form nodules. There are several subtypes of follicular lymphoma. It develops in the lymphatic system, whose cells have a surface protein, specifically an immunoglobulin. It is the most frequent low-grade lymphomas.

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