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Proto-oncogene

Synonym(s)

  • c-ONC
  • protooncogene

Definition(s)

A gene having the potential for change into an active oncogene.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: January 27, 2015