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Any of a group of diseases or conditions characterized by the formation and deposition of amyloid in various organs and tissues of the body.
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(Pathology) pathol the deposition of amyloid in various tissues of the body, as occurs in certain chronic infections
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|Noun||1.||amyloidosis - a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues; often secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis or multiple myeloma|
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n. amiloidosis, acumulación de amiloide en los tejidos.
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