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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Perfil biológico

Biological profile (BY-oh-LAH-jih-kul PROH-file)
A summary of the biological actions of a substance. A biological profile may come from patient data or from tests done in the laboratory or in animals.

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