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tumor suppressor gene

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various genes that normally suppress cellular proliferation and that, when mutated, are associated with the development of certain cancers, including many familial cancers.

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  • noun a suppressor gene that blocks unscheduled cell division

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