NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,916 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (dee-hy-DRAY-shun)
- A condition caused by the loss of too much water from the body. Severe diarrhea or vomiting can cause dehydration.