Yaba tumour

Revision as of 21:16, 3 October 2005 by WikiConvertor (Talk)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

Yaba tumour

(Science: oncology, virology) A poxvirus-induced neoplasm of african monkeys caused by the yaba monkey virus, a member of the family poxviridae.

It is associated with tumour-like growths occur chiefly on the head and limbs. The tumours are benign and the natural disease has been reported only in Africa in monkeys kept outdoors.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Yaba_tumour&oldid=66690"
First | Previous (Yaba monkey virus) | Next (Yaba virus) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.