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Vogelstein

[vōgəl-stēn′]
  1. American medical researcher who led the team that identified the specific mutations responsible for cancer of the colon, a discovery that greatly advanced the understanding of the genetic basis of cancer.
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  • Throughout the hour he spent with her Vogelstein seemed to see how it was she had made herself.

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    Henry James

  • She coloured slightly, but smiled and read his name, while Vogelstein raised his hat.

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    Henry James

  • In the afternoon, returning to Washington on the steamer, Vogelstein received a warning.

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    Henry James

  • Vogelstein asked, reversing in fancy a position not at all unknown to him.

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    Henry James

  • Count Vogelstein had finished his cigar, and he spent a long time in walking up and down the upper deck.

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    Henry James