NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,922 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- peripheral stem cell
- listen (peh-RIH-feh-rul stem sel)
- An immature cell found circulating in the bloodstream. New blood cells develop from peripheral stem cells.