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Meaning of Rous sarcoma

Rous' sarco"ma

Pronunciation: (rous), [key]
— Vet. Pathol. Vet. Pathol.
  1. a malignant tumor occurring in the connective tissue of poultry, caused by a transmissible RNA-containing virus.
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