p53

noun \ ˌpē-ˌfif-tē-ˈthrē \

Definition of p53

:a tumor suppressor gene that in an inactivated form tends to be associated with a high risk of certain cancers

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Origin and Etymology of p53

from p53, the protein made by the gene, from protein + 53, the gene's molecular weight


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p53

noun \ ˌpē-ˌfif-tē-ˈthrē \

medical Definition of p53

:a tumor suppressor gene that in a defective form tends to be associated with a high risk of certain cancers (as of the colon, lung, and breast)

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