Wilms' tumor

Wilms' tumor
noun Etymology: Max Wilms died 1918 German surgeon Date: circa 1910 a malignant tumor of the kidney that primarily affects children and is made up of embryonic elements

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  • Wilms' tumor — Classification and external resources Cut section showing two halves of a nephroblastoma specimen. Note the prominent septa subdividing the sectioned surface and the protrusion of tumor into the renal pelvis, resembling botryoid rhabdomyosarcoma …   Wikipedia

  • Wilms-Tumor — …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wilms' tumor — also Wilms s tumor vilmz (əz ) n a malignant tumor of the kidney that primarily affects children and is made up of embryonic elements called also nephroblastoma Wilms Max (1867 1918) German surgeon. Wilms held professorships at Basel, Switzerland …   Medical dictionary

  • Wilms tumor — or Wilms s tumor «vihlmz or VIHLM zihz», a painless, but malignant tumor in the kidneys, usually in children. ╂[< Max Wilms, 1867 1918, a German surgeon, who described it] …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 MaxWilms (1867 1918), German surgeon.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Wilms tumor — Wilms tumor. См. опухоль Вильмса. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Wilms tumor — A malignant tumor of the kidney in young children. It is also known as nephroblastoma. Wilms tumor is the most common kidney cancer in children and one the most important malignancies in childhood. About 450 new cases of Wilms tumor are diagnosed …   Medical dictionary

  • Wilms-Tumor — Wịlms Tumor   [nach dem Chirurgen Max Wilms, * 1867, ✝ 1918], Nephroblastom, meist einseitig auftretende bösartige Nierengeschwulst; häufigste Form des Nierenkrebses im Kindesalter (1. 5. Lebensjahr). Der Wilms Tumor stellt einen rasch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wilms tumor — A disease in which malignant (cancer) cells are found in the kidney, and may spread to the lungs, liver, or nearby lymph nodes. Wilms tumor usually occurs in children younger than 5 years old …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Wilms' tumor — noun malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable mass • Syn: ↑Wilms tumour, ↑adenomyosarcoma, ↑nephroblastoma, ↑embryoma of the kidney • Hypernyms: ↑sarcoma …   Useful english dictionary

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