NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,800 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- fatty-replaced breast tissue
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- A term used in mammography that refers to the replacement of breast tissue with fatty tissue. This commonly occurs as a woman ages.