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Usher type 2A syndrome gene

Pronunciation: ush'er

Definition: a mutation of the gene responsible for Usher type 2A syndrome; located at 1q41; gene encodes usherin that may be a component of the basal lamina and extracellular matrix of the cochlea.

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