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Medical Term:

Achard-Thiers syndrome

Pronunciation: ah-shar te-a'

Definition: obsolete term for a form of a virilizing disorder of adrenocortical origin in women, characterized by masculinization and menstrual disorders in association with manifestations of diabetes mellitus, such as glucosuria.

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