Rous sarcoma

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Rous sarcoma

[′rau̇s sär′kō·mə]
(veterinary medicine)
A fibrosarcoma that can be produced in chickens, pheasants, and ducklings inoculated with the filterable, ribonucleic acid Rous virus.
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