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proteinosis

Pronunciation: pro-ten-o'sis, pro'te-in-o'sis

Definition: A state characterized by disordered protein formation and distribution, particularly as manifested by the deposition of abnormal proteins in tissues.

[protein + G. -osis, condition]

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