If any of these got prioritized and funded to the extent of amyloid, we might be a lot closer to getting a drug than we are now.
The weight of the amyloid liver may reach ten, twelve, even sixteen pounds avoirdupois.
Amylaceous, amyloid, composed of starch (amylum), or starch-like.
To these may be added the fatty degenerations associated with amyloid and interstitial processes.
As is well known, the amyloid material itself resists the action of the gastric juice.
An enlarged spleen is often present, produced by the same conditions—by amyloid degeneration.
amyloid degeneration of the blood-vessels is a doubtful cause of hemorrhage.
The amyloid material is remarkable for its power to resist the action of chemical agents and putrefactive decomposition.
The liver, besides the change due to cirrhosis, may be affected by amyloid or fatty degeneration, or by both combined.
Lardaceous (amyloid or waxy) degeneration of the intestinal mucous membrane is met with in chronic catarrh.
amyloid am·y·loid (ām'ə-loid')
A starchlike substance.
A hard, waxy deposit consisting of protein and polysaccharides resulting from the degeneration of tissue.