mucoid degeneration

n.

The degeneration of connective tissue into a gelatinous or mucoid substance.

Nearby words

  1. mucocutaneous leishmaniasis,
  2. mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome,
  3. mucoenteritis,
  4. mucoepidermoid,
  5. mucoid,
  6. mucoidal,
  7. mucolipidosis,
  8. mucolipidosis i,
  9. mucolipidosis ii,
  10. mucolipidosis iii


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