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Medical Term:

Muckle-Wells syndrome

Pronunciation: muk'el welz

Definition: a syndrome characterized by amyloidosis, notably involving the kidneys, progressive sensorineural hearing loss, and periods of febrile urticaria associated with pain in joints and muscles of the extremities; autosomal dominant inheritance.

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