NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,893 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

nodular parenchyma
(NAH-juh-ler puh-REN-kih-muh)
A small mass of tissue within a gland or organ that carries out the specialized functions of the gland or organ.