NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,894 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- The process of cooling and storing cells, tissues, or organs at very low or freezing temperatures to save them for future use. Also called cryobanking.