NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,899 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.

menstrual cycle
(MEN-stroo-ul SY-kul)
The monthly cycle of hormonal changes from the beginning of one menstrual period to the beginning of the next.