Definition of Amyloidal

1. Adjective. Resembling starch.

Exact synonyms: Amylaceous, Amyloid, Farinaceous, Starchlike
Similar to: Starchy
Derivative terms: Amyloid, Amyloid, Amyloid

Definition of Amyloidal

1. Adjective. (alternative form of amyloid) ¹

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Medical Definition of Amyloidal

1. Resembling or containing amyl; starchlike. Amyloid degeneration, a diseased condition of various organs of the body, produced by the deposit of an albuminous substance, giving a blue colour with iodine and sulphuric acid. Synonym: waxy or lardaceous degeneration. Origin: L. Amylum starch. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Amyloidal

amyloid beta-protein precursor
amyloid bodies of the prostate
amyloid corpuscle
amyloid degeneration
amyloid nephrosis
amyloid neuropathies
amyloid p component
amyloid plaque
amyloid precursor protein
amyloid protein
amyloid protein aa
amyloid protein plaque
amyloid protein saa
amyloid tumour
amyloidal (current term)
amyloidogenic glycoprotein
amyloidosis: bone manifestations
amyloidosis: gastrointestinal manifestations
amyloidosis cutis
amyloidosis of multiple myeloma

Literary usage of Amyloidal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biology by Charles Letourneau (1878)
"Substances analogous to the amyloidal and saccharine substances, ... It is probable, moreover, that like the larger portion of amyloidal matters, ..."

2. The Elements of physiology and hygiene by Thomas Henry Huxley (1886)
"Heat is generated whenever oxidation takes place ; and hence, whenever proteid substances (see 167) or fats, or amyloidal matters, are being converted into ..."

3. Theory and Practice of Veterinary Medicine by Austin H. Baker, Alexander Eger (1911)
"Oxalic acid itself is a product of imperfect combustion of the nitrogenous and amyloidal substances of the body. This condition is found to be comparatively ..."

4. The Georgia Eclectic Medical Journal (1887)
"A good form of amyloidal food is obtained from boiling a bundle of wheat flour (about a teacupful tied up in a cloth) in soft water for three or four hours. ..."

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