amyloidosis

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noun am·y·loid·osis \ˌa-mə-ˌlȯi-ˈdō-səs\

Definition of amyloidosis

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

Origin and Etymology of amyloidosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1886


Medical Dictionary

amyloidosis

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

Medical Definition of amyloidosis

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amyloidoses

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


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