Definitions for tumor necrosis factor
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word tumor necrosis factor
tumor necrosis factor, tumour necrosis factor, TNF(noun)
a proinflammatory cytokine that is produced by white blood cells (monocytes and macrophages); has an antineoplastic effect but causes inflammation (as in rheumatoid arthritis)
tumor necrosis factor(Noun)
Any of several polypeptide hormones, produced by macrophages, that can destroy some cancer cells
The numerical value of tumor necrosis factor in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of tumor necrosis factor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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