NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,370 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- computational biology
- (kom-pyoo-TAY-shuh-nul by-AH-loh-jee)
- A field of science that uses computers, databases, math, and statistics to collect, store, organize, and analyze large amounts of biological, medical, and health information. Information may come from many sources, including genetic and molecular research studies, patient statistics, tissue specimens, clinical trials, and scientific journals. Also called bioinformatics.