NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,158 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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maximum inspiratory pressure test
(MAK-sih-mum in-SPY-ruh-TOR-ee PREH-sher…)
A test that measures the strength of the muscles used in breathing. A person inhales and exhales through a device called a manometer, and the pressures are recorded by a computer. Also called MIP test.