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noun be·ta–am·y·loid

Definition of BETA-AMYLOID

:  an amyloid that is derived from amyloid precursor protein and is the primary component of plaques characteristic of Alzheimer's disease—called also amyloid beta-protein, beta-amyloid protein

Variants of BETA-AMYLOID

be·ta–am·y·loid also β–amyloid \-ˈam-ə-ˌlid\
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Having a changeable luster or color
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