Muciform
Muciform Mu"ci*form, a. [Mucus + -form.] (Physiol.) Resembling mucus; having the character or appearance of mucus. [1913 Webster]

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  • muciform — muciform, a. Phys. (ˈmjuːsɪfɔːm) [f. L. mūc us + form.] Resembling mucus. 1833–55 in Dunglison Med. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

  • muciform — Resembling mucus. SYN: blennoid, mucoid (2). * * * mu·ci·form (muґsĭ form″) [muci + form] mucoid (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • mucoid — 1. General term for a mucin, mucoprotein, or glycoprotein. SYN: mucinoid (1). 2. SYN: muciform. 3. SYN: mucinous. [mucus + G. eidos, appearance] * * * mu·coid myü .kȯid adj 1 …   Medical dictionary

  • blennoid — SYN: muciform. [blenno + G. eidos, resemblance] * * * blen·noid blen .ȯid adj resembling mucus: MUCOID * * * blen·noid (blenґoid) [blenn + oid] mucoid (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

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