NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,812 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

malondialdehyde
(MA-lon-dy-AL-deh-hide)
A byproduct of lipid (fat) metabolism in the body. It is also found in many foods and can be present in high amounts in rancid food.