TOXINEMIA

\tˌɒksa͡ɪnˈiːmi͡ə], \tˌɒksa‍ɪnˈiːmi‍ə], \t_ˌɒ_k_s_aɪ_n_ˈiː_m_iə]\
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  • Blood-intoxication.
1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
 
1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
By Smith Ely Jelliffe

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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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