HyperDic: amyloid

English > 3 senses of the word amyloid:
NOUNsubstanceamyloida non-nitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of starch
substanceamyloid(pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch that results from degeneration of tissue
ADJECTIVEallamyloid, starchlike, amylaceous, amyloidal, farinaceousresembling starch
amyloid > pronunciation
Soundsae'mihloy.d
Rhymesadenoid ... void: 38 rhymes with oyd...
English > amyloid: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresembling starch.
Synonymsstarchlike, amylaceous, amyloidal, farinaceous
BroaderstarchyConsisting of or containing starch
Spanishamiloideo
Nounsamyloida non-nitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of starch
English > amyloid: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA non-nitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of starch; any substance resembling starch.
Broaderstarch, amylumA complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice
Spanishamiloideo
Adjectivesamyloid, amyloidalresembling starch
English > amyloid: 3 senses > noun 2, substance
Meaning(pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch that results from degeneration of tissue.
CategorypathologyThe branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
BroaderproteinAny of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells
Spanishamiloide
Catalanamiloide
Adjectivesamyloidalresembling starch

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