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View in Spanish: Estimulación eléctrica transcutánea del nervio

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (tranz-kyoo-TAY-nee-us ee-LEK-trik-kul NERV STIM-yoo-LAY-shun)
A procedure in which mild electric currents are applied to some areas of the skin. Also called TENS.

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