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chemoprotection che·mo·pro·tec·tion (kē'mō-prə-těk'shən, kěm'ō-)
A therapeutic technique in which bone marrow cells are removed from an individual with cancer and are genetically modified to withstand higher doses of chemotherapy before being returned to the donor.

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