amyloidosis

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am·y·loid·o·sis

 (ăm′ə-loi-dō′sĭs)
n.
Any of a group of diseases or conditions characterized by the formation and deposition of amyloid in various organs and tissues of the body.

amyloidosis

(ˌæmɪlɔɪˈdəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol the deposition of amyloid in various tissues of the body, as occurs in certain chronic infections
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Noun1.amyloidosis - a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues; often secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis or multiple myeloma
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
Translations

am·y·loi·do·sis

n. amiloidosis, acumulación de amiloide en los tejidos.

amyloidosis

n amiloidosis f
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Homozygous familial amyloidosis, Finnish type: demonstration of glomerular gelsolin-derived amyloid and non-amyloid tubular gelsolin.
More than 60 single amino acid substitutions in TTR have been shown to be responsible for familial amyloidosis.
Robert Casey suffered from familial amyloidosis, a disease that causes proteins to invade the heart and other vital organs.

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