What does amyloid or amyloidal mean?
The definition of amyloid and amyloidal
Am”y*loid, Am`y*loid”al, a.
Etym: [L. amylum starch + -oid.]

Resembling or containing amyl; starchlike. Amyloid degeneration (Med.), a diseased condition of various organs of the body, produced by the deposit of an albuminous substance, giving a blue color with iodine and sulphuric acid; — called also waxy or lardaceous degeneration.