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Rous

[rous, roos] /raʊs, rus/
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1.
(Francis) Peyton, 1879–1970, U.S. pathologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1966.
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Rous (rous), Francis Peyton. 1879-1970.

American pathologist. He shared a 1966 Nobel Prize for his discovery of tumor-producing viruses.

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