Waxy kidney
Waxy Wax"y, a. Resembling wax in appearance or consistency; viscid; adhesive; soft; hence, yielding; pliable; impressible. ``Waxy to persuasion.'' --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

{Waxy degeneration} (Med.), amyloid degeneration. See under {Amyloid}.

{Waxy kidney}, {Waxy liver}, etc. (Med.), a kidney or liver affected by waxy degeneration. [1913 Webster]


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  • Waxy degeneration — Waxy Wax y, a. Resembling wax in appearance or consistency; viscid; adhesive; soft; hence, yielding; pliable; impressible. Waxy to persuasion. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] {Waxy degeneration} (Med.), amyloid degeneration. See under {Amyloid}. {Waxy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Waxy liver — Waxy Wax y, a. Resembling wax in appearance or consistency; viscid; adhesive; soft; hence, yielding; pliable; impressible. Waxy to persuasion. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] {Waxy degeneration} (Med.), amyloid degeneration. See under {Amyloid}. {Waxy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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