Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


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

  • n. A malignant tumor of the kidney that is associated with certain genetic abnormalities and chiefly affects young children. Also called nephroblastoma.

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

  • n. malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable mass


After Max Wilms (1867-1918), German surgeon.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.