Medical Definition of Mucocyst

1. Small membrane bounded vesicular organelle in pellicle of ciliate protozoans that will discharge a mucus like secretion. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mucocyst

mucoadhesive
mucoalbuminous cells
mucobuccal fold
mucocele
mucoceles
mucociliary
mucociliary clearance
mucoclasis
mucocolitis
mucocutaneous
mucocutaneous junction
mucocutaneous leishmaniasis
mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
mucocyst (current term)
mucoenteritis
mucoepidermoid
mucoepidermoid carcinoma
mucoepidermoid tumour
mucoglobulin
mucoid
mucoid adenocarcinoma
mucoid colony
mucoid degeneration
mucoid impaction of bronchus
mucoid medial degeneration
mucoidal
mucoids

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