amyloidosis

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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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