NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,800 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- The fat and connective tissue that surrounds the uterus. The parametrium helps connect the uterus to other tissues in the pelvis.