NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,098 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A silver-white, poisonous metal that is a liquid at ordinary temperatures. It is commonly used in thermometers and amalgams, and has been used as an ingredient in some homeopathic medicines and in very small amounts as a preservative in viral vaccines.