\pɹəfˈɛsɔːɹˌɪat], \pɹəfˈɛsɔːɹˌɪat], \p_ɹ_ə_f_ˈɛ_s_ɔː_ɹ_ˌɪ__a_t]\

Definitions of PROFESSORIAT

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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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