Cancer dictionary of words, acronyms, abbreviations, & medical terms.
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ovarian
Having to do with the ovaries, the female reproductive glands in which the ova (eggs) are formed. The ovaries are located in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus
ovarian ablation
Surgery, radiation therapy, or a drug treatment to stop the functioning of the ovaries. Also called ovarian suppression
ovarian epithelial cancer
Cancer that occurs in the cells lining the ovaries
ovarian suppression
Surgery, radiation therapy, or a drug treatment to stop the functioning of the ovaries. Also called ovarian ablation
ovaries
Pair of female reproductive glands in which the ova, or eggs are formed. The ovaries are located in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus.
ovary
(O-va-ree) One of a pair of female reproductive glands in which the ova, or eggs, are formed. The ovaries are located in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus
over-the-counter
OTC. A medicine that can be bought without a doctor's order. Examples include some analgesics (pain relievers). Also called nonprescription
overactive thyroid
Too much thyroid hormone. Symptoms include weight loss, chest pain, cramps, diarrhea, and nervousness. Also called hyperthyroidsm
overall survival
The percentage of subjects in a study who have survived for a defined period of time. Usually reported as time since diagnosis or treatment. Also called the survival rate
overexpress
An excess of a particular protein on the surface of a cell
overweight
Being too heavy for one’s height. Excess body weight can come from fat, muscle, bone, and/or water retention. Being overweight does not always mean being obese
ovulation
(ov-yoo-LA-shun) The release of an egg from an ovary during the menstrual cycle
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