Definition of amyloidosis in English:


Line breaks: amyl¦oid|osis
Pronunciation: /ˌamɪlɔɪˈdəʊsɪs


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Deposition of amyloid in the body.
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    • Less common features include clubbing, periostitis, amyloidosis, and granulomatous disease of bone and joint.
    • Furthermore, I was particularly impressed with the individual chapters covering diabetes mellitus and amyloidosis.
    • Since then, numerous cases of hereditary polyneuropathy associated with amyloidosis have been reported from several countries.

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