NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,848 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- In medicine, a person who receives blood, cells, tissue, or an organ from another person, such as in a blood transfusion or an organ transplant.