NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,917 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A form of medicine contained in a small piece of solid material, such as cocoa butter or glycerin, that melts at body temperature. A suppository is inserted into the rectum, vagina, or urethra and the medicine is absorbed into the bloodstream.