Related formsmu·cin·oid, adjectivemu·ci·nous [myoo-suh-nuh s] /ˈmyu sə nəs/, adjective
Examples from the Web for mucin
The nest-substance, as he unhesitatingly states, is composed of mucin, or of a body closely related to it.The Solomon Islands and Their Natives|H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy
In mucous tissue, however, there is present mucin, wholly independent of any epithelial degeneration.
This fibrillation of mucus is regarded as the result of a coagulation of its mucin, previously held in solution by an alkali.
From these and other tests used the conclusion was reached that these membranes were composed essentially of mucin.
A tumor of stellate or polyhedral cells in a matrix of mucin.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern