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mu·coid

 (myo͞o′koid′)
n.
Any of various glycoproteins, especially a mucoprotein, similar to the mucins.
adj.
Of, relating to, or resembling mucus.

mucoid

(ˈmjuːkɔɪd) or

mucoidal

adj
(Biochemistry) of the nature of or resembling mucin

mu•coid

(ˈmyu kɔɪd)

n.
1. any of a group of substances resembling the mucins, occurring in connective tissue, cysts, etc.
adj.
2. Also, mu•coi′dal. resembling mucus.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mucoid - any of several glycoproteins similar to mucinmucoid - any of several glycoproteins similar to mucin
glycoprotein - a conjugated protein having a carbohydrate component
Adj.1.mucoid - relating to or resembling mucus; "a mucoid substance"
Translations

mu·coid

n. mucoide, glucoproteína similar a la mucina;
a. de consistencia mucosa.
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Since the blood agar plate had shiny mucoid, cream, circular colonies so string test was done that was positive with a string length of more than 5mm (Figure).
In our study, 41% cases had purulent discharge, followed by mucopurulent (28%), mucoid (16%) and blood-stained discharge (12%).
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Goblet cells as common structural elements of the alimentary tract and histochemical properties of the mucoid substance have been investigated in several teleosts (Domeneghini et al.
5 cm and on cutsurface, was grey white, hard in consistency with mucoid secretions.
While at the ICU, microbiology personnel reported the growth of an unusual pathogen characterized by a mucoid capsule with high polysaccharide content, suggestive of Streptococcus pneumoniae type 3 (Figure 2).
Initial marsupialization of the mass revealed mucoid fluid consistent with a vallecular cyst (figure 2).
Also the secretions are thick and mucoid leading to increase chance of stasis of the saliva.
Cryptococcus is a spherical to oval, thin walled budding yeast enveloped in a thick mucoid polysaccharide capsule.
70 year old black male with history of tobacco and alcohol abuse, hypertension, hyperlipidemia was seen by PCP for complaints of cough with clear mucoid sputum, fatigue, decreased appetite and 10 lb weight loss over a month.
It is usually associated with redness of the eye along with the release of mucoid discharges.