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mucoprotein

[myoo-kuh-proh-teen, -tee-in]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. a protein that yields carbohydrates as well as amino acids on hydrolysis.
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Origin of mucoprotein

First recorded in 1920–25; muco- + protein
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British Dictionary definitions for mucoprotein

mucoprotein

noun
  1. any of a group of conjugated proteins containing small quantities of mucopolysaccharides; glycoprotein
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mucoprotein in Medicine

mucoprotein

(myōō′kō-prōtēn′)
n.
  1. Any of a group of organic compounds, such as the mucins, that consist of a complex of proteins and mucopolysaccharides and are found in body tissues and fluids.
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