NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,790 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- skin stimulation
- listen (skin STIM-yoo-LAY-shun)
- The process of applying pressure, friction, temperature change, or chemical substances to the skin to lessen or block a feeling of pain.