Rous sarcoma

Rous sarcoma [rous] Word Origin noun Veterinary Pathology.

    1. a malignant tumor occurring in the connective tissue of poultry, caused by a transmissible RNA-containing virus.

Origin of Rous sarcoma after F. P. Rous, who described it in 1910 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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