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View in Spanish: Linfoma de tejido linfoide asociado con la mucosa

Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma (myoo-KOH-suh-uh-SOH-see-ay-ted LIM-foyd TIH-shoo lim-FOH-muh)
A type of cancer that arises in cells in mucosal tissue that are involved in antibody production. Also called MALT lymphoma.

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