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Medical Term:

multiple endocrine deficiency syndrome


Definition: acquired deficiency of the function of several endocrine glands, usually on an autoimmune basis, in types I and II in children and adult, respectively.

Synonym(s): multiple glandular deficiency syndrome, polyendocrine deficiency syndrome, polyglandular deficiency syndrome

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