nephroblastoma

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nephroblastoma

[¦nef·rə·bla′stō·mə]
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13) In chickens, nephroblastoma has been experimentally induced by the oncogenic retrovirus myeloblastosis-associated virus type 2, whereas avian erythroblastosis virus strain ES4 has been shown to cause renal adenocarcinoma.
The bovine nephroblastoma overexpressed (NOV) gene is positioned near RM192 on bovine chromosome 14 (Lee et al.
Macroscopically, nephroblastomas are often very large and heterogeneous, with cystic, necrotic and haemorrhagic areas (Fig.