Mucoid degeneration
Mucoid Mu"coid, a. [Mucus + -oid.] Resembling mucus. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

{Mucoid degeneration}, a form of degeneration in which the tissues are transformed into a semisolid substance resembling mucus. --Quain. [1913 Webster]


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