NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,863 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- syngeneic stem cell transplantation
- listen (SIN-jeh-NAY-ik stem sel tranz-plan-TAY-shun)
- A procedure in which a patient receives blood-forming stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) donated by his or her healthy identical twin.