Definition of Mucoid

1. Noun. Any of several glycoproteins similar to mucin.

Generic synonyms: Glycoprotein



2. Adjective. Relating to or resembling mucus. "A mucoid substance"
Exact synonyms: Mucoidal
Partainyms: Mucus, Mucus

Definition of Mucoid

1. a. Resembling mucus.

2. n. One of a class of mucinlike substances yielding on decomposition a reducing carbohydrate together with some form of proteid matter.

Definition of Mucoid

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to mucus; mucoidal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mucoid

1. a complex protein [n -S] : MUCOIDAL [adj]

Medical Definition of Mucoid

1. Resembling mucus. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mucoid

mucoclasis
mucocolitis
mucocutaneous
mucocutaneous junction
mucocutaneous leishmaniasis
mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
mucocyst
mucoenteritis
mucoepidermoid
mucoepidermoid carcinoma
mucoepidermoid tumour
mucoglobulin
mucoid (current term)
mucoid adenocarcinoma
mucoid colony
mucoid degeneration
mucoid impaction of bronchus
mucoid medial degeneration
mucoidal
mucoids
mucolipidoses
mucolipidosis
mucolipidosis I
mucolipidosis II
mucolipidosis III
mucolipidosis IV
mucolipin

Literary usage of Mucoid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green, Hubert Montague Murray (1895)
"CHAPTER V. mucoid AND COLLOID DEGENERATION. mucoid DEGENERATION. DEGENERATION consists in the transformation of the constituents of the tissues into mucin. ..."

2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1922)
"Consequently, different types of Bacillus coli differ greatly in their ability to give a mucoid growth when submitted to the lytic agent. ..."

3. Dairy Chemistry: A Practical Handbook for Dairy Chemists and Others Having by Henry Droop Richmond (1899)
"The author has experimentally proved the fact that buttermilk is richer in mucoid substance than milk by separating it with a cream separator. ..."

4. Chemical Pathology: Being a Discussion of General Pathology from the by Harry Gideon Wells (1914)
"Corresponding to these two chief sources of mucin we find mucoid ... Even in the extreme example of mucoid degeneration seen in carcinomas derived from ..."

5. Text-book of General Pathology and Pathological Anatomy by Richard Thoma (1896)
"Mucus also exists in the form of hyaline drops of varying size in the epithelial cells of many carcinomata with mucoid degeneration (Fig. 256). ..."

6. The Roentgen Diagnosis of Diseases of the Alimentary Canal by Russell Daniel Carman (1920)
"mucoid Cancer.—A markedly diminished, fairly regular central lumen surrounded by a thick-walled tumor-mass is sometimes seen in extensive mucoid ..."

7. An Introduction to pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green, Hubert Montague Murray (1895)
"CHAPTER V. mucoid AND COLLOID DEGENERATION. mucoid DEGENERATION. DEGENERATION consists in the transformation of the constituents of the tissues into mucin. ..."

8. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1922)
"Consequently, different types of Bacillus coli differ greatly in their ability to give a mucoid growth when submitted to the lytic agent. ..."

9. Dairy Chemistry: A Practical Handbook for Dairy Chemists and Others Having by Henry Droop Richmond (1899)
"The author has experimentally proved the fact that buttermilk is richer in mucoid substance than milk by separating it with a cream separator. ..."

10. Chemical Pathology: Being a Discussion of General Pathology from the by Harry Gideon Wells (1914)
"Corresponding to these two chief sources of mucin we find mucoid ... Even in the extreme example of mucoid degeneration seen in carcinomas derived from ..."

11. Text-book of General Pathology and Pathological Anatomy by Richard Thoma (1896)
"Mucus also exists in the form of hyaline drops of varying size in the epithelial cells of many carcinomata with mucoid degeneration (Fig. 256). ..."

12. The Roentgen Diagnosis of Diseases of the Alimentary Canal by Russell Daniel Carman (1920)
"mucoid Cancer.—A markedly diminished, fairly regular central lumen surrounded by a thick-walled tumor-mass is sometimes seen in extensive mucoid ..."

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