amyloid

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amyloid

[′am·ə‚lȯid]
(pathology)
An abnormal protein deposited in tissues, formed from the infiltration of an unknown substance, probably a carbohydrate.
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116-119) A few non-AA cases have properties of hereditary amyloidosis.
The clinical and biochemical spectrum of hereditary amyloidosis.
ATTR, amyloidosis derived from a variant of transthyretin, is the most common hereditary amyloidosis in the United States and worldwide.
End-stage renal disease and dialysis in hereditary amyloidosis TTR V30M: presentation, survival and prognostic factors.

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