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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


organic food  listen  (or-GA-nik …)

  Food produced without the use of man-made fertilizer, drugs that increase growth, or drugs that kill insects, bacteria, or other living things. In the United States, the Department of Agriculture sets standards for growing, harvesting, processing, and labeling organic foods.