Complete Definition of "amyloid"

English
Etymology
From Gr. amylon meaning "starch."
Noun
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en-noun

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

Adjective
en-adj

#Containing or resembling starch

vi:amyloid

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