A non nitrogenous starchy food a starchlike compound
- Resembling or containing amyl starchlike
- resembling starch
- a non-nitrogenous meals material consisting mainly of starch; any compound resembling starch
- (pathology) a waxy translucent complex necessary protein resembling starch that results from deterioration of tissue
- Alt. of Amyloidal
- A non-nitrogenous starchy meals; a starchlike substance.
- The substance deposited in body organs in amyloid deterioration.
any one of several complex proteins which can be deposited in areas which share chosen laboratory functions such as for instance a change in the fluorescence power of certain fragrant dyes like Congo Red.
"starch-like," 1857, coined in German (1839) from Latin amylum (see amyl) + Greek-derived suffix -oid. The noun is attested from 1872.
(a.) Alt. of Amyloidal
- (n.) A non-nitrogenous starchy food; a starchlike material.
- (n.) The compound deposited when you look at the body organs in amyloid deterioration.
The reaction with methylviolet, however, differs from that with true amyloid in being evanescent.