NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,846 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- mucinous carcinoma
- listen (MYOO-sin-us KAR-sih-NOH-muh)
- A type of cancer that begins in cells that line certain internal organs and produce mucin (the main component of mucus).