NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,957 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A virus that may be carried in an inactive state for life by healthy individuals. It is a cause of severe pneumonia in people with a suppressed immune system, such as those undergoing bone marrow transplantation or those with leukemia or lymphoma. Also called CMV.