amyloidosis :

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

  • Researchers have discovered a substance that appears to prevent the formation of amyloid plaques, which are implicated in such diseases as Alzheimer's, amyloidosis and Type 2 .
  • The infections from the bullets, Diagnostician Gardner thinks, brought on amyloidosis (a waxy degeneration of body tissues).
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  • Donor Gives Burnsville Grandfather New Heart, Kidney
    Dave Costello turned 61 years old on Thursday, but you'll have to excuse him for keeping the party going. He suffered from a rare genetic condition called Amyloidosis, which can cause different organs to fail. In Costello's case, he needed a new heart and kidney ...
    June 14, 2013 - 5 Eyewitness News St. Paul

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