Amyloid meaning

ămə-loid
A starchlike substance.
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(medicine) A hard waxy deposit consisting of protein and polysaccharides that results from the degeneration of tissue.
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Starchlike.
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A starchy food or substance.
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A nearly transparent, waxy deposit resulting from degeneration of bodily tissues: a complex protein.
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A starchlike substance.
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Starchlike.
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Being or related to proteinaceous amyloid.

Amyloid plaque.

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A hard waxy substance consisting of protein and polysaccharides that results from the degeneration of tissue and is deposited in organs or tissues of the body in various chronic diseases.
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Starchlike.
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A waxy compound of protein and polysaccharides that is found deposited in tissues in amyloidosis.
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Any of various starchlike substances.
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Containing or resembling starch.
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(mycology) Applied to a mushroom that turns blue-black upon application of Melzer's reagent.
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Origin of amyloid

  • From amyl +‎ -oid.

    From Wiktionary