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amyloidogenic

adjective am·y·loi·do·gen·ic \ ˌa-mə-ˌlȯi-də-ˈje-nik \

medical Definition of amyloidogenic

: producing or tending to produce amyloid deposits
  • Amyloid deposits can be reabsorbed and organ dysfunction reversed if the synthesis of the amyloidogenic protein is shut down.
  • —Giampaolo Merlini and Vittorio BellottiThe New England Journal of Medicine7 Aug. 2003
  • amyloidogenic mutations

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