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2008-06-25 03:02:17

By Croft, Barbara Y PRESENTATIONS The mission of the Cancer Imaging Program (CIP) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is to promote and support: (1) cancer- related basic, translational, and clinical research in imaging sciences and technology; and (2) integration and application of these imaging discoveries and developments to the understanding of cancer biology and to the clinical management of cancer and cancer risk. In short, the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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