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proteinosis

 [pro″tēn-o´sis]
the accumulation of excess protein in the tissues.
alveolar proteinosis pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.
lipid proteinosis a hereditary defect of lipid metabolism marked by yellowish deposits of hyaline lipid carbohydrate mixture on the inner surface of the lips, under the tongue, and on the oropharynx and larynx, and in skin lesions.
pulmonary alveolar proteinosis see pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.

pro·tein·o·sis

(pro-tēn-ō'sis, prō'tē-in-ō'sis),
A state characterized by disordered protein formation and distribution, particularly as manifested by the deposition of abnormal proteins in tissues.
[protein + G. -osis, condition]

proteinosis

/pro·tein·o·sis/ (pro″tēn-o´sis) the accumulation of excess protein in the tissues.
lipid proteinosis  a hereditary defect of lipid metabolism marked by yellowish deposits of hyaline lipid-carbohydrate mixture on the inner surface of the lips, under the tongue, on the oropharynx, and on the larynx, and by skin lesions.
pulmonary alveolar proteinosis  a chronic lung disease in which the distal alveoli become filled with eosinophilic, probably endogenous proteinaceous material that prevents ventilation of affected areas.

pro·tein·o·sis

(prō'tē-nō'sis)
A state characterized by disordered protein formation and distribution, particularly as manifested by the deposition of abnormal proteins in tissues.
[protein + G. -osis, condition]

pro·tein·o·sis

(prō'tē-nō'sis)
A state characterized by disordered protein formation and distribution, particularly as manifested by deposition of abnormal proteins in tissues.
[protein+ G. -osis, condition]

proteinosis

the accumulation of excess protein in the tissues.