NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,780 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- sulfuric acid
- listen (sul-FYUR-ik A-sid)
- A strong acid that, when concentrated, is extremely corrosive to the skin and mucous membranes. It is used in making fertilizers, dyes, electroplating, and industrial explosives.