NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,198 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- medical device
- listen (MEH-dih-kul dee-VISE)
- An instrument, tool, machine, test kit, or implant that is used to prevent, diagnose, or treat disease or other conditions. Medical devices range from tongue depressors to heart pacemakers and medical imaging equipment.