NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,894 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (ee-NOO-klee-AY-shun)
- In medicine, the removal of an organ or tumor in such a way that it comes out clean and whole, like a nut from its shell.