OTHER WORDS FROM mucinmu·cin·oid, adjectivemu·ci·nous [myoo-suh-nuhs], /ˈmyu sə nəs/, adjective
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This skeleton was composed of hard cartilage, and arose in white fibrous tissue containing gelatin rather than mucin.
In its chemical composition there is a marked preponderance of gelatin with only a slight amount of a mucin-body.
This fibrillation of mucus is regarded as the result of a coagulation of its mucin, previously held in solution by an alkali.
In mucous tissue, however, there is present mucin, wholly independent of any epithelial degeneration.
The intercellular substance of cartilaginous tumors also becomes softened and converted into a liquid containing mucin.