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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



epigallocatechin-3-gallate  listen  (EH-pih-ga-loh-KA-teh-kin-3-GA-layt)

  A substance found in green tea. It is being studied in the prevention of cancer and some other diseases. It is a type of antioxidant. Also called EGCG.