mucoid

[myoo-koid]
noun
1.
Biochemistry. any of a group of substances resembling the mucins, occurring in connective tissue, cysts, etc.
adjective
2.
Also, mucoidal [myoo-koid-l] . resembling mucus.

Origin:
1840–50; muc(in) + -oid

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mucoid or mucoidal (ˈmjuːkɔɪd)
 
adj
of the nature of or resembling mucin
 
mucoidal or mucoidal
 
adj

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mucoid mu·coid (myōō'koid')
n.
Any of various glycoproteins similar to the mucins, especially a mucoprotein. adj.
Of, containing, or resembling mucus.

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Fluctuating blurring is common, due to tearing and mucoid discharge.
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