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mucoid

Line breaks: mu¦coid
Pronunciation: /ˈmjuːkɔɪd
 
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Definition of mucoid in English:

adjective

Involving, resembling, or of the nature of mucus.
Example sentences
  • After classification of the nature of the sputum, those patients with macroscopically mucoid samples did not receive antibiotic therapy.
  • An extensive cervical ectropion can cause heavy mucoid discharge, which, if troublesome to a woman with normal cervical smear test results, may be helped by intravaginal acetic acid.
  • The cut surface of the lesion was variegated, with solid, gray-white tumor alternating with gelatinous transparent to green mucoid material, red lakes of hemorrhagic fluid, and yellow necrotic debris.

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