NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,812 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Cockayne syndrome
- listen (KAH-kayn SIN-drome)
- A genetic condition characterized by short stature, premature aging, sensitivity to light, and possibly deafness and mental retardation.