NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,855 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- signet ring cell carcinoma
- listen (SIG-nut ... sel KAR-sih-NOH-muh)
- A highly malignant type of cancer typically found in glandular cells that line the digestive organs. The cells resemble signet rings when examined under a microscope.