Tumor Suppressor Genes

Science / Biology / Tumor Suppressor Genes: Genes that normally keep cell division under control, preventing the cell from responding to internal and external commands to divide.

Other Words for Tumor

Tumor Verb Synonyms: neoplasm, cancer, melanoma, sarcoma, malignancy, carcinoma, growth, lump, swelling, protuberance, excrescence


Science / Biology / Spermatogenesis: The development of sperm cells from spermatocytes to mature sperm, including meiosis. MORE

Suppressor Gene

Science / Genetics / Suppressor Gene: A gene that can suppress the action of another gene. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Polygenesis: The theory that, if two similar stories, words, or images appear in two different geographic regions or languages, they are actually unrelated to each other. Each one arose independently. For an analo MORE


Science / Genetics / Parthenogenesis: The development of an individual from an egg without fertilization. MORE

Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Science / Genetics / Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A condition also known as brittle bone disease: characterized by a triangular shaped face with yellowish brown teeth, short stature and stunted growth, scoliosis, high pitched voice, excessive sweatin MORE

Suppressor T Cells

Science / Biology / Suppressor T Cells: T cells that slow down and stop the immune response of B cells and other T cells. Immune system cells that shut off the antibody production when an infection is under control. MORE