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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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The cavity was lined with mucous membrane and filled with mucoid discharge.
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