virus-transformed cell

n.

A cell that has been genetically changed to a tumor cell and that passes the change to its daughter cells.

Nearby words

  1. virus keratoconjunctivitis,
  2. virus punctate keratoconjunctivitis,
  3. virus shedding,
  4. virus, computer,
  5. virus-associated hemophagocytic syndrome,
  6. virusoid,
  7. vis,
  8. vis major,
  9. vis-a-vis,
  10. vis-à-vis


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