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chronooncology

[ krŏn′ō-ŏng-kŏlə-jē ]

n.

The study of the influence of biological rhythms on neoplastic growth.
Anticancer treatment based on the timing of drug administration.

Nearby words

chronology, chronometer, chronometric, chronometry, chronon, chronooncology, chronopher, chronoscope, chronoscopic, chronoscopy, chronotherapy
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