Definitions for mucinousˈmyu sə nəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mu•cinˈmyu sɪn(n.)

  1. any of a class of mucoproteins abundant in saliva, gastric juices, and other mucous secretions of the body.

    Category: Biochemistry

Origin of mucin:

1825–35; < F mucine; see mucus , -in1

mu•ci•nousˈmyu sə nəs(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mucinous(adj)

    relating to or containing mucin

Wiktionary

  1. mucinous(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to or containing mucin

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