NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,790 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- lymphostatic elephantiasis
- listen (lim-foh-STA-tik EH-luh-fun-TY-uh-sis)
- A condition in which tissue or a limb becomes very swollen and thick, and changes color. It is caused by a block in the flow of lymph and a buildup of fluid in tissues. Also called stage III lymphedema.