\juːfˈɔːbi͡ə mˌakjuːˈɑːlə], \juːfˈɔːbi‍ə mˌakjuːˈɑːlə], \j_uː_f_ˈɔː_b_iə m_ˌa_k_j_uː_ˈɑː_l_ə]\
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  • See E. hypericifolia- e. Myrtifolia, Pedilanthus tithymaloides- e. Obturata, E. helioscopia.
1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
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  • 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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