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Meaning of MUCOID

Pronunciation:  'myookoyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any of several glycoproteins similar to mucin
  2. [adj]  relating to or resembling mucus; "a mucoid substance"
 

MUCOID is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: mucoidal
 
 See Also: glycoprotein

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mu"coid\, a. [Mucus + -oid.]
Resembling mucus. --Dunglison.

{Mucoid degeneration}, a form of degeneration in which the
   tissues are transformed into a semisolid substance
   resembling mucus. --Quain.

 

 

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