proteinosis

noun

pro·​tein·​o·​sis ˌprō-ˌtē-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce proteinosis (audio) -tē-ə- How to pronounce proteinosis (audio)
plural proteinoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce proteinosis (audio) or proteinosises
: the accumulation of abnormal amounts of protein in bodily tissues see pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

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“Proteinosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/proteinosis. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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