Mu"coid (?), a. [Mucus + - oid.]

Resembling mucus. Dunglison.

Mucoid degeneration, a form of degeneration in which the tissues are transformed into a semisolid substance resembling mucus. Quain.


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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 proteid matter.


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