Lardaceous
Lardaceous Lar*da"ceous, a. [Cf. F. lardac['e].] Consisting of, or resembling, lard. [1913 Webster] Lardaceous degeneration (Med.), amyloid degeneration. [1913 Webster]

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  • lardaceous — (ˈ) ̷ ̷|dāshəs adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin lardaceus, from Latin lardum fat pork + aceus aceous 1. : resembling lard a lardaceous mass 2. : amyloid 2 lardaceous degeneration …   Useful english dictionary

  • lardaceous — /lahr day sheuhs/, adj. lardlike; fatty. [1815 25; LARD + ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • lardaceous — adjective Resembling lard …   Wiktionary

  • lardaceous — adj. resembling lard: often applied to tissue infiltrated with the starchlike substance amyloid (see amyloidosis). * * * lar·da·ceous (lahr daґshəs) resembling lard …   Medical dictionary

  • lardaceous — adj. containing lard; resembling pig fat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lardaceous — lar·da·ceous …   English syllables

  • lardaceous — adj. resembling lard: often applied to tissue infiltrated with the starchlike substance amyloid (see amyloidosis) …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • lardaceous — lar•da•ceous [[t]lɑrˈdeɪ ʃəs[/t]] adj. lardlike; fatty • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • lardaceous — /laˈdeɪʃəs/ (say lah dayshuhs) adjective lard like; fatty …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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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