\slˈiːpɪŋ sˈɛl], \slˈiːpɪŋ sˈɛl], \s_l_ˈiː_p_ɪ_ŋ s_ˈɛ_l]\

Definitions of SLEEPING CELL

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1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop

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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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