NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,855 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- reproductive cell
- listen (REE-proh-DUK-tiv sel)
- An egg or sperm cell. Each mature reproductive cell carries a single set of 23 chromosomes.