NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,492 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- abdominal x-ray
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An x-ray of the organs inside the abdomen. An x-ray is a type of radiation that can pass through the body and onto film, making pictures of areas inside the body. X-rays may be used to help diagnose disease.