NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,790 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- prostatic acid phosphatase
- listen (prah-STA-tik A-sid FOS-fuh-tays)
- An enzyme produced by the prostate. It may be found in increased amounts in men who have prostate cancer. Also called PAP.