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paraneoplasia

Pronunciation: par'a-ne'o-pla'ze-a

Definition: Hormonal, neurologic, hematologic, and other clinical and biochemical disturbances associated with malignant neoplasms but not directly related to invasion by the primary tumor or its metastases.

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