mucoid

[myoo-koid]
adjective
  1. Also mu·coi·dal [myoo-koid-l] /myuˈkɔɪd l/. resembling mucus.

Origin of mucoid

First recorded in 1840–50; muc(in) + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for mucoid

mucoid

mucoidal

adjective
  1. of the nature of or resembling mucin
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mucoid in Medicine

mucoid

[myōōkoid′]
n.
  1. Any of various glycoproteins similar to the mucins, especially a mucoprotein.
adj.
  1. Of, containing, or resembling mucus.
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