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neoplasia

 [ne″o-pla´zhah]
the formation of a neoplasm.
cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) dysplasia of the cervical epithelium, often premalignant, characterized by various degrees of hyperplasia, abnormal keratinization, and the presence of condylomata.
multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) a group of rare hereditary disorders of autonomous hyperfunction of more than one endocrine gland. In Type I (MEN I), called also Wermer's syndrome, there are tumors of the pituitary, parathyroid gland, and pancreatic islet cells in association with a high incidence of peptic ulcer. Type II (MEN II), called also Sipple's syndrome, is characterized by medullary carcinoma of the thyroid, pheochromocytoma, often bilateral and multiple, and parathyroid hyperplasia. Type III (MEN III), called also mucosal neuroma syndrome, resembles Type II except that parathyroid hyperplasia is rare, the mean survival time is shorter, and there may be neuromas and neurofibromas. All forms are transmitted as autosomal dominant traits.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN),

a group of disorders characterized by functioning tumors in more than one endocrine gland.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

multiple endocrine neoplasia

See MEN.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mul·ti·ple en·do·crine ne·o·pla·si·a

(MEN) (mŭlti-pĕl endō-krin nēō-plāzē-ă)
A group of disorders characterized by functioning tumors in more than one endocrine gland.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Multiple endocrine neoplasia

Abnormal tissue growth on one or more of the endocrine (hormone-secreting) glands.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

mul·ti·ple en·do·crine ne·o·pla·si·a

(MEN) (mŭlti-pĕl endō-krin nēō-plāzē-ă)
Group of disorders characterized by functioning tumors in more than one endocrine gland.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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