NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,329 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- oxidative metabolism
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- A chemical process in which oxygen is used to make energy from carbohydrates (sugars). Also called aerobic metabolism, aerobic respiration, and cell respiration.