NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,800 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (KOH-pah-lih-mer)
- A molecule made up of two or more different kinds of small molecules called monomers. The monomers are joined together in a repeating pattern.