My`co*mel"ic\, a. [Gr. (spurious) my^kos mucus (L. mucus) + me`li honey.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid of the alloxan group, obtained as a honey-yellow powder. Its solutions have a gelatinous consistency.
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