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mucin

noun mu·cin \ˈmyüs-ən\

Definition of MUCIN

:  any of a group of mucoproteins that are found in various human and animal secretions and tissues (as in saliva, the lining of the stomach, and the skin) and that are white or yellowish powders when dry and viscid when moist <gastric mucin>
March 26, 2015
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