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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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There are two main types of nasal discharge - clear, grey and cloudy mucoid discharges and thick and green or bloody purulent discharges.
Mucoid discharge, chemosis, and conjunctival hyperemia with trace aqueous flare, indicating anterior uveitis, in the anterior chamber were evident on ophthalmic examination.
The colonies appeared mucoid and were nonhemolytic.
2) Complaints of intermittent mucoid drainage, recurrent inflammatory cellulitis, and/or abscess formation along the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle are common in patients with second branchial cleft anomalies.
Hippocrates provided the earliest description suggesting it was "a knot of tissue containing mucoid flesh.
There was associated weight loss, night sweats and diarrhoea, but no history of loss of appetite, vomiting, fever, jaundice, passage of bloody or mucoid stool, body swelling or vaginal bleeding.
The self-evident medium here is cardboard, covered with a goopy resin whose wet-looking surface softens the work's contours and gives it a mucoid, newborn-baby feel, but there are ringer materials: grapefruit halves, for example, used as the eyes of one of the larger creatures, and what are described in the media list as the shells of eggs but actually seem to be their yolks, for the eyes of one of the infants.
Results showed that two of the "natural" stone formers possessed large quantities of mucoid substances that were not present in any of the other participants.
Patients with urachal carcinoma present with haematuria, dysuria, abdominal pain, umbilical mass or bloody, mucoid discharge.
4% DTT, Oxoid) could resolve a majority of mucoid specimens.
The sputum tends to be mucoid in the absence of a pulmonary infection.
He was known to be chronically infected with mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa, with baseline FEV 1 of 1.