Lardacein Lar`da*ce"in, n. [See {Lardaceous}.] (Physiol. Chem.) A peculiar amyloid substance, colored blue by iodine and sulphuric acid, occurring mainly as an abnormal infiltration into the spleen, liver, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lardacein — is a protein found in tissues affected with amyloid degeneration. It is insoluble in nearly all reagents, is not acted upon by gastric juice, and is not readily subject to putrefaction. It gives a brown color when treated with iodine and sulfuric …   Wikipedia

  • lardacein — lar·da·ce·in …   English syllables

  • lardacein — lärˈdāsēə̇n, lȧˈd noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary lardaceous + in : amyloid II 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amyloid degeneration — is a type of degeneration with the deposit of lardacein in the tissues. It indicates impairment of nutritive function and is seen in wasting diseases. *Also sometimes called Abercrombie s disease, Abercrombie s syndrome, Virchow s syndrome,… …   Wikipedia

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