[ am-uh-loi-doh-sis ]
/ ˌæm ə lɔɪˈdoʊ sɪs /
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noun, plural am·y·loi·do·ses [am-uh-loi-doh-seez]. /ˌæm ə lɔɪˈdoʊ siz/. Pathology.
a deposit of amyloid in tissues or organs.
the diseased state resulting from this deposit.
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How to use amyloidosis in a sentence
It was the amyloidosis that sometimes made it difficult for Lew Hill to walk around their block.A rare disease, a covid diagnosis, a painful decision: The death of basketball coach Lew Hill|Dave Sheinin|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
The cause was cardiac amyloidosis, said his wife, Margaret Kepner.
British Dictionary definitions for amyloidosis
/ (ˌæmɪlɔɪˈdəʊsɪs) /
pathol the deposition of amyloid in various tissues of the body, as occurs in certain chronic infections
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Medical definitions for amyloidosis
[ ăm′ə-loi-dō′sĭs ]
A disorder marked by the deposition of amyloid in various organs and tissues of the body that may be associated with a chronic disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, tuberculosis, or multiple myeloma.
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