NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,798 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.

clarithromycin
(kluh-RITH-roh-MY-sin)
An antibiotic drug used in the treatment of infections. It belongs to the family of drugs called macrolides.