Definition of amyloidosis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌamɪlɔɪˈdəʊsɪs/


[mass noun] Medicine
Deposition of amyloid in the body.
Example sentences
  • 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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