Medical Definition of Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia
A condition characterised by proliferation of cells resembling lymphocytes or plasma cells in the bone marrow, anaemia, increased sedimentation rate and hyperglobulinaemia. Physical findings include mucosal bleeding, skin purpura and enlargement of the lymph nodes, liver and spleen.
Origin: Gr. Haima = blood
(27 Sep 1997)
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