ascites tumour

ascites tumour

An anchorage-independent tumour that grows in the peritoneal cavity as a suspension of cells, which can be manipulated and repeatedly passaged.
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Saffron extract also delays ascites tumour growth, delays papilla carcinogenesis, inhibits squamous cell carcinoma, and decreases soft tissue sarcoma, Saffron's pharmacological effects on malignant tumours bearing mice have been documented in studies done both in vitro and in vivo.