NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,777 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.

keratan sulfate
(KAYR-uh-tan SUL-fayt)
A glycosaminoglycan (a type of polysaccharide) found in cartilage and in the cornea of the eye.