SEMIOLOGY AND SEMIOTIC

\sˌɛmɪˈɒləd͡ʒi and sˌɛmɪˈɒtɪk], \sˌɛmɪˈɒləd‍ʒi and sˌɛmɪˈɒtɪk], \s_ˌɛ_m_ɪ__ˈɒ_l_ə_dʒ_i_ a_n_d s_ˌɛ_m_ɪ__ˈɒ_t_ɪ_k]\
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1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.

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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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