Amyloidal
Amyloid Am"y*loid, Amyloidal Am`y*loid"al, a. [L. amylum starch + -oid.] Resembling or containing amyl; starchlike. [1913 Webster]

{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}. [1913 Webster]


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  • amyloidal — adj. 1. resembling starch Syn: starchlike, amylaceous, amyloid [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amyloidal — amy·loi·dal …   English syllables

  • amyloidal — adjective resembling starch • Syn: ↑starchlike, ↑amylaceous, ↑amyloid, ↑farinaceous • Similar to: ↑starchy • Derivationally related forms: ↑amyloid, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • amyloid — I noun 1. a non nitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of starch; any substance resembling starch • Derivationally related forms: ↑amyloidal • Hypernyms: ↑starch, ↑amylum 2. (pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch… …   Useful english dictionary

  • amylaceous — adjective resembling starch • Syn: ↑starchlike, ↑amyloid, ↑amyloidal, ↑farinaceous • Similar to: ↑starchy • Derivationally related forms: ↑amyloid ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • farinaceous — adjective 1. resembling starch • Syn: ↑starchlike, ↑amylaceous, ↑amyloid, ↑amyloidal • Similar to: ↑starchy • Derivationally related forms: ↑amyloid …   Useful english dictionary

  • starchlike — adjective resembling starch • Syn: ↑amylaceous, ↑amyloid, ↑amyloidal, ↑farinaceous • Similar to: ↑starchy • Derivationally related forms: ↑amyloid ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amyloid — Am y*loid, Amyloidal Am y*loid al, a. [L. amylum starch + oid.] Resembling or containing amyl; starchlike. [1913 Webster] {Amyloid degeneration} (Med.), a diseased condition of various organs of the body, produced by the deposit of an albuminous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amyloid degeneration — Amyloid Am y*loid, Amyloidal Am y*loid al, a. [L. amylum starch + oid.] Resembling or containing amyl; starchlike. [1913 Webster] {Amyloid degeneration} (Med.), a diseased condition of various organs of the body, produced by the deposit of an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lardaceous degeneration — Amyloid Am y*loid, Amyloidal Am y*loid al, a. [L. amylum starch + oid.] Resembling or containing amyl; starchlike. [1913 Webster] {Amyloid degeneration} (Med.), a diseased condition of various organs of the body, produced by the deposit of an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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