Definition of amyloidosis in English:

amyloidosis

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] Deposition of amyloid in the body.

    • ‘Less common features include clubbing, periostitis, amyloidosis, and granulomatous disease of bone and joint.’
    • ‘Furthermore, I was particularly impressed with the individual chapters covering diabetes mellitus and amyloidosis.’
    • ‘The precise etiology and pathogenesis of laryngeal amyloidosis remain unknown.’
    • ‘There was no evidence of systemic amyloidosis or malignancy.’
    • ‘Since then, numerous cases of hereditary polyneuropathy associated with amyloidosis have been reported from several countries.’

Pronunciation:

amyloidosis

/ˌamɪlɔɪˈdəʊsɪs/