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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Berro de la India

Indian cress (IN-dee-un kres)
Parts of the flowering plant have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have anticancer effects. The scientific name is . Also called watercress.



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