mucoid

adjective
mu·​coid | \ ˈmyü-ˌkȯid How to pronounce mucoid (audio) \

Definition of mucoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: resembling mucus

mucoid

noun

Definition of mucoid (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of mucoid

Adjective

1849, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mucoid

Adjective

International Scientific Vocabulary muc-

Noun

International Scientific Vocabulary

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“Mucoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mucoid. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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More Definitions for mucoid

mucoid

adjective
mu·​coid | \ ˈmyü-ˌkȯid How to pronounce mucoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of mucoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : resembling mucus
2 : forming large moist sticky colonies used of dissociated strains of bacteria

mucoid

noun

Medical Definition of mucoid (Entry 2 of 2)

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