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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 waxy degeneration 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wax·y a. Resembling wax in appearance or consistency; viscid; adhesive; soft; hence, yielding; pliable; impressible.  Waxy to persuasion.”
 Waxy degeneration Med., amyloid degeneration.  See under Amyloid.
 Waxy kidney, Waxy liver, etc. Med., a kidney or liver affected by waxy degeneration.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 am·y·loid n.
 1. A starchlike substance.
 2. Med. Any of a group of diverse starchlike glycoproteins deposited in the organs under some pathological conditions, such as amyloidosis; they are composed of linear nonbranching fibrils when viewed under the electron microscope.  --Stedman 25
 Amyloid degeneration Med., Same as amyloidosis; -- called also waxy degeneration or  lardaceous degeneration.