NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,208 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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burdock
(BUR-dok)
A plant whose seeds and root have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have antioxidant effects. The scientific name is Arctium lappa. Also called happy major and lappa.