mucous connective tissue

n.

A gelatinous type of connective tissue characteristically supporting the blood vessels of the umbilical cord.

Nearby words

  1. mucosity,
  2. mucosulfatidosis,
  3. mucous,
  4. mucous cell,
  5. mucous colitis,
  6. mucous gland,
  7. mucous membrane,
  8. mucous plug,
  9. mucoviscidosis,
  10. mucro


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