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Medical Term:

Cowden disease

Pronunciation: kow'den

Definition: hypertrichosis and gingival fibromatosis from infancy, accompanied by postpubertal fibroadenomatous breast enlargement; papules of the face are characteristic of multiple trichilemmomas.

Synonym(s): multiple hamartoma syndrome

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