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1. A starchlike substance; characterized by starchlike staining properties.
2. In pathology, a hard waxy deposit consisting of protein and polysaccharides that results from the degeneration of tissue.
3. A homogenous, waxy substance composed of protein and polysaccharides that is found deposited in tissues by certain diseases.
4. A nonnitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of starch; any substance resembling starch.
This entry is located in the following units: amylo-, amyl- (page 1) -oid, -oidal, -oidism, -odic (page 2)