NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,201 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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oxidation
(OK-sih-DAY-shun)
A chemical reaction that takes place when a substance comes into contact with oxygen or another oxidizing substance. Examples of oxidation are rust and the brown color on a cut apple.