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 (DOK-suh-SY-kleen)
- A drug used to treat many types of bacterial infections. It stops the growth of bacteria by keeping them from making proteins. It is a type of antibiotic. Also called doxycycline hyclate.