APPOSITION THEORY

\ɐpəzˈɪʃən θˈi͡əɹi], \ɐpəzˈɪʃən θˈi‍əɹi], \ɐ_p_ə_z_ˈɪ_ʃ_ə_n θ_ˈiə_ɹ_i]\

Definitions of APPOSITION THEORY

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1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
By Smith Ely Jelliffe

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MEN IIa

  • type multiple endocrine neoplasia characterized by virtually 100% incidence medullary thyroid carcinoma, a 50% pheochromocytoma, and lesser adenomas associated hyperparathyroidism. condition always transmitted through autosomal dominant inheritance. Genetic testing can identify individuals with the trait in early infancy. Treatment is usually excision of enlarged parathyroid glands. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, pp1172-75)
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