Definitions for mucoidˈmyu kɔɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mu•coidˈmyu kɔɪd(n.)

  1. any of a group of substances resembling the mucins, occurring in connective tissue, cysts, etc.

    Category: Biochemistry

  2. (adj.)Also, mu•coi′dal. resembling mucus.

Origin of mucoid:

1840–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mucoid(adj)

    any of several glycoproteins similar to mucin

  2. mucoid, mucoidal(adj)

    relating to or resembling mucus

    "a mucoid substance"

Wiktionary

  1. mucoid(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to mucus; mucoidal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mucoid(adj)

    resembling mucus

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