SETTLE

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SETTLE

(set'ĕl),
Acronym for spindle epithelial tumor (q.v.) with thymuslike elements.

SETTLE

Spindle epithelial tumour with thymus like differentiation. Any of a rare family of tumours of the soft tissue of the neck and the thyroid gland that histologically resembles foetal, mature, or involuted thymus and mediastinal thymomas, and range from completely benign to metastasisingly malignant; SETTLE occurs in the thyroid gland of young patients.
 
DiffDx
Thymoma, synovial sarcoma.
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Shunning her husband's efforts to make her return to the spinning wheel and leave the men "to settle affairs," Hannah swore her own allegiance to the country and threatened to leave Isaac if he betrayed it.
His effort after 56 minutes promised to settle affairs until Marriott made an outstanding save.