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View in Spanish: Trastorno linfoproliferativo

Lymphoproliferative disorder (LIM-foh-pruh-LIH-feh-RUH-tiv dis-OR-der)
A disease in which cells of the lymphatic system grow excessively. Lymphoproliferative disorders are often treated like cancer.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.