peripheral T-cell lymphoma

Definition / meaning of peripheral T-cell lymphoma

One of a group of aggressive (fast-growing) non-Hodgkin lymphomas that begins in mature T lymphocytes (T cells that have matured in the thymus gland and goes to other lymphatic sites in the body, including lymph nodes, bone marrow, and spleen.) Also called mature T-cell lymphoma.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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