NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,409 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A member of a class of protein-like molecules made in the brain. Neuropeptides consist of short chains of amino acids, with some functioning as neurotransmitters and some functioning as hormones.