Definitions for tumor necrosis factor
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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
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