NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,188 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- The process by which a single parent cell divides to make two new daughter cells. Each daughter cell receives a complete set of chromosomes from the parent cell. This process allows the body to grow and replace cells.