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Ménétrier disease

Pronunciation: ma-na-tre-a'

Definition: gastric mucosal hyperplasia, either mucoid or glandular; the latter type may be associated with the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Synonym(s): giant hypertrophy of gastric mucosa, hypertrophic gastritis, Ménétrier syndrome

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