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Wilms' tumour

Saltos de línea: Wilms' tu¦mour
Pronunciación: /wɪlmz
 
, vɪlmz
 
/

Definición de Wilms' tumour en inglés:

sustantivo

A malignant tumour of the kidney, of a type that occurs in young children.
Example sentences
  • Children are more likely to develop a kind of kidney cancer called Wilms' tumor.
  • This pioneering, statistically based model explained both the hereditary and sporadic forms of retinoblastoma, and was followed by similar models for neuroblastoma and Wilms' tumor.
  • An abdominal mass in a child may also be due to Wilms' tumor.

Origen

early 20th century: named after Max Wilms (1867–1918), German surgeon.

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