NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,249 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- National Institutes of Health
- listen (NA-shuh-nul IN-stih-TOOTS … helth)
- A federal agency in the U.S. that conducts biomedical research in its own laboratories; supports the research of non-Federal scientists in universities, medical schools, hospitals, and research institutions throughout the country and abroad; helps in the training of research investigators; and fosters communication of medical information. Access the National Institutes of Health Web site at http://www.nih.gov. Also called NIH.