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mastocytosis

Pronunciation: mas'to-si-to'sis

Definition: Abnormal proliferation of mast cells in a variety of tissues; may be systemic, involving a variety of organs, or cutaneous (urticaria pigmentosa).

[mastocyte + G. -osis, condition]

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