NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,899 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

fluid replacement therapy
(FLOO-id reh-PLAYS-ment THAYR-uh-pee)
Treatment to replace fluids that are lost from the body because of surgery, injury, dehydration, disease, or other conditions.