A variety of amyloid deposit found in the lymph nodes in certain chronic nonspecific inflammations and in primary localized amyloidosis.

Nearby words

  1. plate tectonics,
  2. plate tracery,
  3. plate up,
  4. plate, river,
  5. plate-dog,
  6. plateau pulse,
  7. plateau's problem,
  8. plated,
  9. plateful,
  10. plateholder

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