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chemodectomatosis che·mo·dec·to·ma·to·sis (kē’mō-děk-tō’mə-tō’sĭs, kěm’ō-)
A condition characterized by multiple tumors of perivascular tissue of the carotid body or of other chemoreceptor tissue.


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