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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function.

Usage examples (37)
  • One, called RAS, has been implicated in 30% of cancers.
  •   For example, a set of cancer-promoting oncogenes called RAS was down-regulated in these men.
  • S. RAS.US.EN: Well, you know, it was news to them.
  • S. RAS.H: I feel a little bit better on the treadmill. for more
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