NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 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.

ampulla of Vater
(am-PUH-luh ... VAH-ter)
An enlargement of the ducts from the liver and pancreas at the point where they enter the small intestine.