Synonyms of amyloid


1. amyloid, starch, amylum

usage: a non-nitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of starch; any substance resembling starch

2. amyloid, protein

usage: (pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch that results from degeneration of tissue


1. starchlike, amylaceous, amyloid, amyloidal, farinaceous, starchy (vs. starchless)

usage: resembling starch

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Definition and meaning of amyloid (Dictionary)