mucoid
I. adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary muc- Date: 1849 resembling mucus II. noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1898 mucoprotein

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mucoid — MUCOÍD, Ă adj. Care seamănă cu mucina. [pron. co id. / < fr. mucoïde]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  MUCOÍD, Ă adj. care seamănă cu mucina. (< fr. mucoïde) Trimis de raduborza, 18.12.2008. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Mucoid — Mu coid, n. [Mucin + oid.] (Physiol. Chem.) One of a class of mucinlike substances yielding on decomposition a reducing carbohydrate together with some form of proteinaceous matter. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mucoid — [myo͞o′koid΄] n. [ MUC(IN) + OID] any of a group of mucoproteins found in connective tissues, in certain types of cysts, etc. adj. like mucus …   English World 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

  • mucoid — I noun any of several glycoproteins similar to mucin • Hypernyms: ↑glycoprotein II adjective relating to or resembling mucus a mucoid substance • Syn: ↑mucoidal …   Useful english dictionary

  • mucoid — adj. [L. mucus, mucus; Gr. eidos, like] Glycoproteins that are found in cartilage, cuticle, etc …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • mucoid — /myooh koyd/, n. 1. Biochem. any of a group of substances resembling the mucins, occurring in connective tissue, cysts, etc. adj. 2. Also, mucoidal /myooh koyd l/. resembling mucus. [1840 50; MUC(IN) + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • mucoid — adjective Of or pertaining to mucus; mucoidal …   Wiktionary

  • mucoid — Like mucus or related to mucus [Bliss, 1982] …   Crustacea glossary

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