UPUPA EPOPS

\jˈuːpjuːpəɹ ˈɛpɒps], \jˈuːpjuːpəɹ ˈɛpɒps], \j_ˈuː_p_j_uː_p_ə_ɹ ˈɛ_p_ɒ_p_s]\
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2006 - WordNet 3.0
By Princeton University
 
2011 - English Dictionary Database
By DataStellar Co., Ltd

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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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