Wilms-tumor definition

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A malignant tumor of the kidney that is associated with certain genetic abnormalities and chiefly affects young children.
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A malignant tumor of the kidney that is associated with certain genetic abnormalities and chiefly affects young children.
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Origin of wilms-tumor

  • After Max Wilms (1867–1918), German surgeon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition