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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Ceramida

Ceramide
A type of fat produced in the body. It may cause some types of cells to die and is being studied in cancer treatment.



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