colloid degeneration n.
A form of degeneration similar to mucoid degeneration in which the gelatinous material is generally thicker.
The muscles sometimes undergo the fatty degeneration, and the mucous glands both fatty and colloid degeneration.
Fatty and colloid degeneration of the muscle of dilated stomachs is probably to be interpreted as a secondary change.
The mucous and colloid cancers are those whose alveolar contents or stroma have undergone a mucous or colloid degeneration.