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beta–amyloid

noun be·ta–am·y·loid

Medical Definition of beta–amyloid

  1. :  an amyloid that is derived from amyloid precursor protein and is the primary component of plaques characteristic of Alzheimer's disease—called also A-beta, amyloid beta, amyloid beta peptide, amyloid beta protein



Variants of beta–amyloid

also β–amyloid \-ˈam-ə-ˌlȯid\play play or beta–amyloid protein or beta–amyloid peptide

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