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amyloidosis

[am-uh-loi-doh-sis] /ˌæm ə lɔɪˈdoʊ sɪs/
noun, plural amyloidoses
[am-uh-loi-doh-seez] /ˌæm ə lɔɪˈdoʊ siz/ (Show IPA).
Pathology
1.
a deposit of amyloid in tissues or organs.
2.
the diseased state resulting from this deposit.
Origin of amyloidosis
1895-1900
1895-1900; amyloid + -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for amyloidosis

amyloidosis

/ˌæmɪlɔɪˈdəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) the deposition of amyloid in various tissues of the body, as occurs in certain chronic infections
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amyloidosis in Medicine

amyloidosis am·y·loid·o·sis (ām'ə-loi-dō'sĭs)
n.
A disorder marked by the deposition of amyloid in various organs and tissues of the body that may be associated with a chronic disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, tuberculosis, or multiple myeloma.

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