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amyloidogenic

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

Medical Definition of amyloidogenic

  1. :  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 Bellotti, The New England Journal of Medicine, 7 Aug. 2003 amyloidogenic mutations


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