NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,123 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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keratinocyte growth factor
(keh-RA-tih-noh-site grothe FAK-ter)
A natural substance that stimulates the growth of epithelial cells in the skin and in the lining of the mouth, stomach, and intestines. A form of keratinocyte growth factor made in the laboratory is called recombinant human keratinocyte growth factor. Also called KGF.