Wilms' tumor

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Wilms' tumor

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

[After Max Wilms (1867-1918), German surgeon.]
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Noun1.Wilms' tumor - malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable massWilms' tumor - malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable mass
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer
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Wilms' tumor

n. tumor de Wilms, neoplasma del riñón que se desarrolla rápidamente y usualmente se ve en la infancia.
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Manning, "Association of Wilms's tumor with aniridia, hemihypertrophy and other congenital malformations," The New England Journal of Medicine, vol.