[myoo-kuh-proh-teen, -tee-in]
noun Biochemistry.
a protein that yields carbohydrates as well as amino acids on hydrolysis.

1920–25; muco- + protein Unabridged
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mucoprotein (ˌmjuːkəʊˈprəʊtiːn)
any of a group of conjugated proteins containing small quantities of mucopolysaccharides; glycoprotein

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mucoprotein mu·co·pro·tein (myōō'kō-prō'tēn', -prō'tē-ĭn)
Any of a group of organic compounds, such as the mucins, that consist of a complex of proteins and mucopolysaccharide and are found in body tissues and fluids.

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Example sentences
They consist of all sorts of sediments consolidated by a mucoprotein cement produced by the worm.
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