A Part of the University of Maryland Medical Center

Connect with UMGCC
Facebook Twitter YouTube Blog iPhone
Email PageEmail page Print PagePrint page

Home >Information for Patients > Dictionary Index

Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Multiplicación del ADN

DNA replication (… reh-plih-KAY-shun)
The process by which a copy of the DNA in a cell is made before the cell divides.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.