lardaceous


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lardaceous

(lɑːˈdeɪʃəs)
adj
(Medicine) having a fatty or waxy texture resembling lard, or affected by deposits of this kind

lar•da•ceous

(lɑrˈdeɪ ʃəs)

adj.
lardlike; fatty.
[1815–25]
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Amyloidosis is also known as Wilks disease," in honor to Samuel Wilks, who not only used the term lardaceous disease but also coined the eponym of Hodgkin disease in the 1850s to 1860s.