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

Medical Definition of proteinosis

: 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 14 Jun. 2021.

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