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amyloid

{

am′y-loid

(ăm′ĭ-loid)
,

Amˊy-loid′al

(ămˊĭ-loid′al)
, }
Adj.
[L.
amylum
starch +
-oid
.]
Resembling or containing starch; starchlike.
AS

Syn. – starchlike, amylaceous

Definition 2022


amyloid

amyloid

English

Noun

amyloid (plural amyloids)

  1. A waxy compound of protein and polysaccharides that is found deposited in tissues in amyloidosis.
  2. Any of various starchlike substances.

Translations

Adjective

amyloid (comparative more amyloid, superlative most amyloid)

  1. Containing or resembling starch.
  2. (mycology) Applied to a mushroom that turns blue-black upon application of Melzer's reagent.

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