NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,441 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- proliferative index
- listen (proh-LIH-feh-ruh-tiv ...)
- A measure of the number of cells in a tumor that are dividing (proliferating). May be used with the S-phase fraction to give a more complete understanding of how fast a tumor is growing.