retinoblastoma

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n retinoblastoma malignant ocular tumor of retinal cells; usually occurs before the third year of life; composed of primitive small round retinal cells
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Usage


In news:

We were surprised to see that, in their Seminar on retinoblastoma (April 14, p 1436).
Retinoblastoma is a childhood cancer that is now highly curable.
Saving Kids' Eyes: Retinoblastoma .
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In science:

Knudson A G 1971 Mutation and cancer: statistical study of retinoblastoma; Proc.
The p53-MDM2 network: from oscillations to apoptosis
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