- a starchy food or substance
- a nearly transparent, waxy deposit resulting from degeneration of bodily tissues: a complex protein
- A starchlike substance.
- Medicine A hard waxy deposit consisting of protein and polysaccharides that results from the degeneration of tissue.
(comparative more amyloid, superlative most amyloid)
- Containing or resembling starch
- (mycology) Applied to a mushroom that turns blue-black upon application of Melzer's reagent.
From amyl + -oid.