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ras

noun, often attrib \ˈras\

Definition of RAS

:  any of a family of genes that undergo mutation to oncogenes and especially to some commonly linked to human cancers (as of the colon, lung, and pancreas) <ras oncogenes> <ras proteins>

Origin of RAS

rat sarcoma
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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