NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,846 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (SKEH-leh-tun)
that supports the soft tissues of vertebrate animals and
protects many of their internal organs. The skeletons of
vertebrates are made of bone and/or