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Medical Term:

Mendelian Inheritance in Man

Pronunciation: men-de'le-an in-her'i-tans man

Definition: A standard, comprehensive, regularly updated reference source for traits in humans that have been shown to be mendelian or that are thought on reasonable grounds to be so. Each entry has a six-digit catalogue number. Those securely established (by molecular biology or by extensive clinical studies) are marked with an asterisk.

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