NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,777 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- acetic acid
- listen (uh-SEE-tik A-sid)
- An acid found in vinegar. Acetic acid is also used to dissolve substances needed to make some medicines and other products, such as plastics.