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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amyloid  \Am"y*loid\,  Amyloidal  \Am`y*loid"al\,  a.  [L.  amylum 
  starch  +  -oid.] 
  Resembling  or  containing  amyl;  starchlike. 
 
  {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  or  lardaceous 
  degeneration}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amyloidal 
  adj  :  resembling  starch  [syn:  {starchlike},  {amylaceous},  {amyloid}] 




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