NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,899 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A nonmetallic element that is found in the blood, muscles, nerves, bones, and teeth and is a component of adenosine triphosphate (ATP; the primary energy source for the body's cells).