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Synonyms for amyloid

Noun

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

Adjective

1. starchlike, amylaceous, amyloid, amyloidal, farinaceous, starchy (vs. starchless)
usage: resembling starch
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