NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,408 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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leptin
(LEP-tin)
A hormone made by fat cells that helps control the feeling of hunger, the amount of fat stored in the body, and body weight.