Medical Dictionary


noun am·y·loid·o·sis \ˌam-ə-ˌli-ˈdō-səs\
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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