NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,846 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A procedure that uses ultrasonic waves directed over the chest wall to obtain a graphic record of the heart's position, motion of the walls, or internal parts such as the valves.