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formation of blood vessles in the extraembryonic mesoderm of yolk sac; connecting stalk and chorion at the beginning of the third week of development
malignant and invasive epithelial tumor that spreads by metastasis and often reaccures after excursion; cancer.
growth and division of single cell into two identical cells, consists of interphase and cell division.
abnormal increase in the number of normal cells in a tissue or organ increases its size.
any change in the sequence of bases in a DNA molecule resulting in some inheritable trait.
a pathological type of cell death that results from disease, injury or lack of food supply in which many adjacent cells swell, burst and spill their contents into the interstitial fluid triggering an inflammatory response
gene responsibly for some aspect of normal growth and development; may transform into an oncogene, gene capable of causing cancer
any of various malignant tumors composed of neoplastic cells resembling embryonic connective tissue
tumor suppressor gene
a gene coding for a protein that normally inhibits cell division; loss or alteration of a tumor suppressor gene called 'pg. 53' is the most common genetic change in a wide variety of cancer cells
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