Rous sarcoma

noun
\ ˈrau̇s- How to pronounce Rous sarcoma (audio) \

Definition of Rous sarcoma

: a sarcoma of chickens caused by a retrovirus (species Rous sarcoma virus of the genus Alpharetrovirus)

First Known Use of Rous sarcoma

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Rous sarcoma

French Peyton Rous †1970 American physician

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Rous sarcoma

noun
\ ˈrau̇s- How to pronounce Rous sarcoma (audio) \

Medical Definition of Rous sarcoma

: a readily transplantable malignant fibrosarcoma of chickens that is caused by the Rous sarcoma virus

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