NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,197 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- The use of a special microscope to see objects that give off fluorescent light. For example, cells or tissue can be treated with a substance that contains a fluorescent dye. The dye lights up when viewed under a microscope with a special light.