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Amyloid

Am´y`loid   Pronunciation: ăm´ŷ`loid
a.1.Resembling or containing amyl; starchlike.
Amyloid degeneration
(Med.) a diseased condition of various organs of the body, produced by the deposit of an albuminous substance, giving a blue color with iodine and sulphuric acid; - called also waxy degeneration or lardaceous degeneration.
n.1.A non-nitrogenous starchy food; a starchlike substance.
2.(Med.) The substance deposited in the organs in amyloid degeneration.
Noun1.amyloid - a nonnitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of starch; any substance resembling starch
2.amyloid - (pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch that results from degeneration of tissue
Adj.1.amyloid - resembling starch
amylaceous, amyloidal, farinaceous, starchlike, starchy
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