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Medical Term:

Lynch syndrome

Pronunciation: linch

Definition: type I, familial colorectal cancer, generally occurring at an early age; type II, familial colorectal cancer occurring at an early age in conjunction with female genital cancer or cancers at other sites proximal to the bowel.

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