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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues; often secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis or multiple myeloma;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

amyloidosis \am`y*loi*do"sis\ ([a^]m`[i^]*loi*d[=o]"s[i^]s), n. (Med.) A disorder characterized by deposit of extracellular amyloid[2] in organs or tissues in an amount that interferes with normal function of the affected organ; it is often secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis or multiple myeloma. Called also amyloid degeneration waxy degeneration and lardaceous degeneration. [WordNet 1.5 + AS]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

amyloidosis n 1: a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues; often secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis or multiple myeloma