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Medical Term:

Usher type 1C syndrome gene

Pronunciation: ush'er

Definition: a mutation of the gene is responsible for Usher type 1C syndrome; located at 11p15.1; gene encodes harmonin that may act as a rafting protein in gating complexes in the stereocilia.

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