NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,798 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (AN-tee-meh-TA-boh-lite)
- A drug that is very similar to natural chemicals in a normal biochemical reaction in cells but different enough to interfere with the normal division and functions of cells.