NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,881 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Pierced with small holes as in a sieve. Refers to the appearance of a tumor when viewed under a microscope. The tumor appears to have open spaces or small holes inside.