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Medical Term:

Picchini syndrome

Pronunciation: pi-che'ne

Definition: a form of polyserositis involving the three great serosae in contact with the diaphragm, sometimes also the meninges, tunica vaginalis testis, synovial sheaths, and bursae, caused by the presence of a trypanosome.

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