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Any of a group of organic compounds, such as the mucins, that consist of a complex of proteins and glycosaminoglycans and are found in body tissues and fluids.
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(Biochemistry) any of a group of conjugated proteins containing small quantities of mucopolysaccharides; glycoprotein
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mu•co•pro•tein(ˌmyu kəˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn)
a protein that yields carbohydrates as well as amino acids on hydrolysis.
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