NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,879 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- deoxyribonucleic acid
- listen (dee-OK-see-RY-boh-noo-KLAY-ik A-sid)
The molecules inside cells that carry genetic information and pass it from one generation to the next. Also called DNA.