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Local

   In the area of the tumor; confined to one specific area.

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Tumor
Overgrowth of tissue.



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Local anesthesia
Partial or complete elimination of pain sensation, in the immediate vicinity of its application or injection.



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Lymphadenitis
Inflammation of the lymph nodes.

Lymphatic system
The vessels and structures involved in carrying lymph from the tissues to the blood.

Lymphedema
Swelling of tissue because of the buildup of too much lymph fluid.

Laparoscopic surgery


Laser
An acronym of light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. A surgical tool that creates intense heat and power when focused at close range, destroying cells by vaporizing them.

Local

Lumbosacral
Relating to the lumbar vertebrae and the sacrum.

Lymphadenopathy
Any disease process affecting a lymph node or lymph nodes.

Lymphopenia
A reduction, relative or absolute, in the number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood.

Latency period
The period between exposure to a disease-causing agent and the onset or appearance of disease symptoms. The latency period for asbestos-related diseases ranges from 15 years for asbestosis to 30 years or more for lung cancer and mesothelioma.

Longitudinal study
Investigation in which data are collected from a number of subjects over a long period of time.

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