NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,856 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- cell differentiation
- listen (sel DIH-feh-REN-shee-AY-shun)
- The process during which young, immature (unspecialized) cells take on individual characteristics and reach their mature (specialized) form and function.