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Medical Term:

Ulysses syndrome

Pronunciation: yu-lis'es

Definition: the ill effects of extensive diagnostic investigations conducted because of a false-positive result in the course of routine laboratory screening.

[L. Ulysses, fr. G. Odysseus, myth. char.]

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