NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,130 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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electroacupuncture
(ee-LEK-troh-AK-yoo-PUNK-cher)
A procedure in which pulses of weak electrical current are sent through acupuncture needles into acupuncture points in the skin. This procedure is being studied in the prevention of nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing chemotherapy.