AskDefine | Define mucoid

Dictionary Definition

mucoid adj : relating to or resembling mucus; "a mucoid substance" [syn: mucoidal] n : any of several glycoproteins similar to mucin

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  1. Of or pertaining to mucus; mucoidal.

Extensive Definition

Mucous connective tissue (or mucous tissue) is a type of connective tissue found during fetal development.
It is most easily found as a component of Wharton's jelly.

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