Li-Fraumeni syndrome

noun
Li-Frau·​me·​ni syndrome | \ ˈlē-frau̇-ˈmē-nē- How to pronounce Li-Fraumeni syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Li-Fraumeni syndrome

: a rare familial syndrome that is characterized especially by a high risk of developing early breast cancer and sarcomas of soft tissue

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“Li-Fraumeni syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Li-Fraumeni%20syndrome. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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