NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,084 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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calcium Ca 46-chloride aqueous solution
(KAL-see-um … KLOR-ide AY-kwee-us suh-LOO-shun)
A substance used to study the turnover of bone tissue in certain diseases, such as osteoporosis or cancer that has spread to the bone. Calcium Ca 46 is a form of calcium that gives off radiation. It is passed from the body in the urine.