noun, plural am·y·loi·do·ses [am-uh-loi-doh-seez] /ˌæm ə lɔɪˈdoʊ siz/. Pathology.
- a deposit of amyloid in tissues or organs.
- the diseased state resulting from this deposit.
- pathol the deposition of amyloid in various tissues of the body, as occurs in certain chronic infections
- A disorder marked by the deposition of amyloid in various organs and tissues of the body that may be associated with a chronic disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, tuberculosis, or multiple myeloma.