NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,791 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.

cyanogenic glucoside
(SY-uh-noh-JEH-nik GLOO-koh-side)
A plant compound that contains sugar and produces cyanide.