NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,798 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.

semiparasitic
(SEH-mee-PAYR-uh-SIH-tik)
In botany, a plant that gets food from a host but also contains chlorophyll and is capable of photosynthesis.