feeding, being fed; the provision of food and other necessities.
A waxy compound of protein and polysaccharides that is found deposited in tissues in amyloidosis.
Any of various starchlike substances.
Containing or resembling starch
(countable) Something that bears an analogy to something else.
(countable) (Biology) An organ or structure that is similar in function to one in another kind of organism but is of dissimilar evolutionary origin.
(chemistry) A structural derivative of a parent compound that often differs from it by a single element.
(notcomparable) (Of a device or system) in which the value of a data item (such as time) is represented by a continuously variable physical quantity that can be measured (such as the shadow of a sundial)
(organic compound) An artificial sweetener, the methyl ester of a dipeptide formed from aspartic acid and phenylalanine, used in many processed foods and beverages.