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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



medicine  listen  (MEH-dih-sin)

  Refers to the practices and procedures used for the prevention, treatment, or relief of symptoms of a diseases or abnormal conditions. This term may also refer to a legal drug used for the same purpose.