mucinosis

[ myōō′sə-nōsĭs ]

n.

A condition in which mucin is present in the skin in excessive amounts, or in abnormal distribution.

Nearby words

  1. mucin,
  2. mucinase,
  3. mucinemia,
  4. mucinogen,
  5. mucinoid,
  6. mucinous,
  7. mucinous carcinoma,
  8. muciparous,
  9. muciparous gland,
  10. muck


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