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 type of drug that causes small airways in the lungs to open up. Bronchodilators are inhaled and are used to treat breathing disorders, such as asthma or emphysema.