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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Rous, Francis Peyton 1879-1970. American pathologist. He shared a 1966 Nobel Prize for his discovery of tumor-producing viruses.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)


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