Mucinogen
Mucinogen \Mu*cin"o*gen\ (m[-u]*s[i^]n"[-o]*j[e^]n), n. [Mucin + -gen.] (Physiol.) Same as {Mucigen}. [1913 Webster]

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  • mucinogen — [myo͞o sin′ə jən] n. 〚 MUCIN + o + GEN〛 any of a group of substances from which mucins are derived * * * …   Universalium

  • mucinogen — [myo͞o sin′ə jən] n. [ MUCIN + o + GEN] any of a group of substances from which mucins are derived …   English World dictionary

  • mucinogen — A glycoprotein that forms mucin through the imbibition of water. [mucin + G. gen, producing] * * * mu·cin·o·gen myü sin ə jən, .jen n any of various substances which undergo conversion into mucins called also mucigen …   Medical dictionary

  • mucinogen — mu·cin·o·gen …   English syllables

  • mucinogen — myüˈsinəjən, ˌjen noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary mucin + o + gen : any of various substances easily converted into mucins (as by the action of alkalies) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Goblet cell — Section of mucus membrane of human stomach, near the cardiac orifice. X 45. c. Cardiac glands. d. Their ducts. cr. Gland similar to the intestinal glands, with goblet cells. mm. Mucous membrane. m. Muscularis mucosae. m’. Muscula …   Wikipedia

  • granule — 1. A grainlike particle; a granulation; a minute discrete mass. 2. A very small pill, usually gelatin or sugar coated, containing a drug to be given in a small dose. 3. A colony of the bacterium or …   Medical dictionary

  • mucigen — mu·ci·gen jən, .jen n MUCINOGEN * * * mu·ci·gen (muґsĭ jən) [muci + gen] the substance from which mucin is derived …   Medical dictionary

  • mucigen — jə̇n, ˌjen noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary mucin + gen : mucinogen …   Useful english dictionary

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