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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 am·y·loid /-ˌlɔɪd/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 am·y·loid /ˈæməˌlɔɪd/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 am·y·loid Am·y·loid·al a.  Resembling or containing starch; starchlike. --AS
 Syn: -- starchlike, amylaceous

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 am·y·loid n.
 1. A starchlike substance.
 2. Med. Any of a group of diverse starchlike glycoproteins deposited in the organs under some pathological conditions, such as amyloidosis; they are composed of linear nonbranching fibrils when viewed under the electron microscope.  --Stedman 25
 Amyloid degeneration Med., Same as amyloidosis; -- called also waxy degeneration or  lardaceous degeneration.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : resembling starch [syn: starchlike, amylaceous, amyloidal,
      n 1: a nonnitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of
           starch; any substance resembling starch
      2: (pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling
         starch that results from degeneration of tissue