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KIF22

A gene on chromosome 16p11.2 that encodes a microtubule- and DNA-binding, kinesin-like protein involved in spindle formation and chromosome movement during mitosis and meiosis.

keratosis-ichthyosis-deafness syndrome

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KID

A rare genetic disease in which patients are born with calloused skin on the hands and feet, scaly plaques on the arms and face, corneal inflammation, and deafness. The hearing impairment can be treated with cochlear implants.
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Chicvara said the idea came to him while kidding around with his college-age kids and their friends, who morphed the words "governor" and "terminator" into "governator." "And I thought that's good, that could be a beer," Chicvara said.
And with its renewed commitment to tenant-friendly programs, the ITC team is certainly not kidding around about achieving 100 percent leased status.
There was plenty of kidding around at Gateshead's Bill Quay Farm yesterday as the Centre for the Children's Book arrived with its travelling "book playground".