NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,893 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- blood thinner
- listen (blud THIH-ner)
- A substance that is used to prevent and treat blood clots in blood vessels and the heart. Also called anticoagulant.