NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,846 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- 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.