Definitions

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  • abbreviation neuroglioblastoma cell line
  • noun oncology Alternative spelling of HER-2.

Etymologies

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The name of this oncogene is abbreviated from a neuroglioblastoma cell line, from which it was originally isolated in rats.

Examples

  • As recommended by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), clinicians should determine if a metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patient carries a protein called HER-2 / neu, which is associated with an aggressive type of cancer that responds less favorably to treatment.

    Emaxhealth

  • (called neu, or HER2) that is often aberrant in human breast cancer.

    News from The Scientist

  • Ond yn y pen draw, dyw hynny ddim yn newid y ffaith bod gwrando ar 'Chicago acoustic version' neu 'No Man's Land' wedi llwyddo i roi gwen anferth ar fy ngwyneb i droeon dros y dyddiad dwytha.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Schell's made a beer I bought in college, Schell's Deer Beer, because it was incredibly cheap and because it was made in the "neu" version of the town that I spent my first months of life--Ulm.

    Cheddar Cheese & Beer Soup

  • Ond yn y pen draw, dyw hynny ddim yn newid y ffaith bod gwrando ar 'Chicago acoustic version' neu 'No Man's Land' wedi llwyddo i roi gwen anferth ar fy ngwyneb i droeon dros y dyddiad dwytha.

    Cerddoriaeth newydd

  • It's because the alleged author, George Brody, is probably the same insane person who's posted as "neu" or "neuroprosthesis" at other sites and created the Neuroprosthesis weblog.

    return of the crazy person - Anil Dash

  • Such are "Mr. HICKSON's" principal assertions: and when I add, that he has found out that the German "neu" was in olden time spelt "new," so that the genitive, "newes," was identical with the old form of the

    Notes and Queries, Number 30, May 25, 1850

  • NeuStar (the "neu," Ganek says, is short for "neutral") basically operates a big directory of phone numbers that helps direct a call to the correct telephone company central office where the recipient works or resides.

    Business and financial news - CNNMoney.com

  • Wel, gofynasom bawb a dywedodd y bobol "Sorry, I don't speak Welsh." neu "Everyone who speaks Welsh is off today." neu "What?".

    Blogiadur.com

  • Let him feel the wrath of ED and then we can talk. neu

    This is on Gawker « Dating Jesus

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