tumor model

(TOO-mer MAH-dul)

Cells, tissues, or animals used to study the development and progression of cancer, and to test new treatments before they are given to humans. Animals with transplanted human tumors or other tissues are called xenograft models.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "tumor model"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "modelo tumoral"

Células, tejidos o animales que se usan para estudiar el desarrollo y avance del cáncer, y para probar nuevos tratamientos antes de aplicarlos a los seres humanos. Los animales u otros tejidos con tumores humanos trasplantados se llaman modelos de xenoinjerto.