mucoid definition

  • noun:
    • any one of numerous glycoproteins, specifically a mucoprotein, similar to the mucins.
    • One of a class of mucinlike substances yielding on decomposition a reducing carb as well as some form of proteinaceous matter.
    • A viscid, glairy substance produced from connective tissue and containing a great deal of mucin.
    • any one of several glycoproteins just like mucin
  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or resembling mucus.
    • Of or regarding mucus; mucoidal.
    • Resembling mucus.
    • associated with or resembling mucus
  • others:
    • Resembling mucus or mucous muscle.

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