NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,084 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- gut flora
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- Bacteria and other organisms that live inside the intestines. They help digest food. Vitamins such as biotin and vitamin K are made by gut flora. Also called gut microflora, intestinal flora, intestinal microflora, and microflora.