Amyloid degeneration

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Amyloid degeneration (Med) a diseased condition of various organs of the body, produced by the deposit of an albuminous substance, giving a blue color with iodine and sulphuric acid; -- called also waxy degenerationorlardaceous degeneration.
    • Amyloid degeneration See under Amyloid Caseous, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

Amyloid degeneration is often combined with wasting diseases, such as atrophy, tuberculosis and dropsy.
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
To these may be added the fatty degenerations associated with amyloid and interstitial processes.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Faville has found in some cases amyloid degeneration.
"Barium, A Cause of the Loco-Weed Disease" by Albert Cornelius Crawford
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