Glossary of Medical Terms

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The tendency of the molecules in a fluid, as a result of all forces acting on them, to leave a given site in the body; the escaping tendency of a fluid, as in diffusion, evaporation, etc. Origin: L. Fuga, flight
amyloid beta-protein precursor   amyloid bodies of the prostate   amyloid corpuscle   amyloid degeneration   amyloid kidney   amyloid nephrosis   amyloid neuropathies   amyloidogenic glycoprotein   (0)
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