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Definitions of COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY
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A field of biology concerned with the development of techniques for the collection and manipulation of biological data, and the use of such data to make biological discoveries or predictions. This field encompasses all computational methods and theories applicable to molecular biology and areas of computer-based techniques for solving biological problems including manipulation of models and datasets.
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- A relatively rare smooth muscle tumor found most frequently in the wall gastrointestinal tract, especially stomach. It similar to other tumors but may become very large and hemorrhage exhibit small cystic areas. Simple excision is almost always curative. (From Dorland, 27th ed; DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1354)