\ˌʌndəstɹˈɑːtəmz], \ˌʌndəstɹˈɑːtəmz], \ˌʌ_n_d_ə_s_t_ɹ_ˈɑː_t_ə_m_z]\
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2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
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1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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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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