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\sɪstˈɪlɪəs], \sɪstˈɪlɪəs], \s_ɪ_s_t_ˈɪ_l_ɪ__ə_s]\
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1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
 
1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms (6th edition)
By J.H. Kenneth

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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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