NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,199 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Contract Research Organization
- listen (KON-trakt REE-serch OR-guh-nih-ZAY-shun)
- A company hired by another company or research center to take over certain parts of running a clinical trial. The company may design, manage, and monitor the trial, and analyze the results. Also called CRO.