amyloidosis


am·y·loid·osis

noun \ˌa-mə-ˌli-ˈdō-səs\

Definition of AMYLOIDOSIS

:  a disorder characterized by the deposition of amyloid in bodily organs and tissues

Origin of AMYLOIDOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1886

am·y·loid·o·sis

noun \ˌam-ə-ˌli-ˈdō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural am·y·loid·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of AMYLOIDOSIS

: a disorder characterized by the deposition of amyloid in organs or tissues of the animal body—see paramyloidosis

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