NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,659 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A thick, slippery fluid made by the membranes that line certain organs of the body, including the nose, mouth, throat, and vagina.
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- A disorder of the intestines commonly marked by abdominal pain, bloating, and changes in a person’s bowel habits. This may include diarrhea or constipation, or both, with one occurring after the other. Also called IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, irritable colon, and spastic colon.